Eugene Hayden

Core expertise: AI strategy (From new technologies and data strategy to ethical aspects of artificial intelligence), Internet of Things (IoT), Strategy Consulting, Program Management, Business Intelligence, Cloud Strategy.

5+ years of professional dynamic work experience with companies like Boston Consulting Group, PwC, Google etc., as well as startups and nonprofits. Impacting Business with Strategy Roadmaps, Vision, Automation, Driving ROI growth & Digital Transformations, Data-Driven Decisions, Data Engineering & Business Intelligence solutions along with Program Management responsibilties.

  • AI/IoT Strategies

    Core skills in disruptive strategy, program management and engineering

  • Strategy Consulting

    Project execution through Go-to-Market strategies and product development processes

  • Business Intelligence

    Insightful visualizations influencing teams and leaders across the organizations

Driving digital transformation

Professional Experience

  • 1

    Senior Knowledge Analyst, Technology Advantage, AI Strategy

    Feb 2022 - Present | Boston, Massachusetts

    Currently working as a core Knowledge Team member of BCG's Technology Advantage practice and driving Internet of Things (IoT) and AI Moonshots at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). As a BCG's AI squad leader, I spearheaded Knowledge Team initiatives to develop and expand expertise in AI, IoT, and Deep Tech topics. 

    Skills: Business Strategy · Management Consulting · Business Intelligence (BI) · Product Innovation · Product Development · Strategy Consulting · AI Strategy · Cloud Computing · Deep Tech · Cloud Operations · Internet of Things (IoT) · Digital Strategy · Engineering · Artificial Intelligence (AI) · Project Management

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    Senior Consultant, One Analytics Team, Digital AI Strategy & Operations

    Feb 2021 - Aug 2021 | Toronto, Canada

    Consulted Top 5 Canadian and UK retail clients focusing on AI strategies, digital transformation and cloud technologies. Facilitated client engagements to unlock new opportunities in IoT Cloud and AS/RS technologies.

    Skills: Business Strategy · Management Consulting · Business Intelligence (BI) · Strategy Consulting · AI Strategy · Cloud Computing · Cloud Operations · Internet of Things (IoT) · Alteryx · Digital Strategy · Microsoft Power BI · Tableau · Project Management 

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    Manager, Digital Solutions & Strategy (Nonprofit, Cancer Research)

    Oct 2019 - Feb 2021 | Toronto, Canada

    Managed strategy, optimization & growth initiatives. Defined KPIs and gathered business intelligence to measure success and report results to senior managers. Responsible for 80% of tracking and data analytics projects. 

    Skills: Business Strategy · Business Intelligence (BI) · Digital Strategy · Google BigQuery · Google Tag Manager · Google Cloud Platform (GCP) · Google Analytics · Google Data Studio · Project Management 

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    Industry Manager, Google Flights, AI Solutions & Marketing Analytics

    Aug 2014 - Oct 2016 | Central Europe, EMEA

    Managed Finance and Travel verticals for a portfolio of ~15 large customers and top tier agencies across 4 digital marketing channels: Search, Google Display Network, YouTube and Programmatic. Exceeded quarterly account growth quota multiple times ranging from 102% to 167%. 

    Skills: Business Strategy · Business Intelligence (BI) · Product Innovation · Product Development · AI Strategy · Digital Strategy · Google BigQuery · Google Tag Manager · Sales Strategy · Google Cloud Platform (GCP) · Product Management · Google Analytics 

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    Distribution Strategy Manager

    Jan 2014 - Aug 2014 | London, UK

    Managed and maintained partnerships with marketing, sales, and digital teams resulting is IPTV growth by 35% in CEE. Developed media strategies, shared best practices, and communicated insights with the Director of Marketing across 18 regional leaders. Executed digital media plans for satellite, cable and IPTV networks resulting in $2m revenue uplift.

    Skills: Business Strategy · Business Intelligence (BI) · Strategy Consulting · Digital Strategy · Sales Strategy · Product Strategy 

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Leadership Experience

  • Spearheaded a team of 3 researchers in collaboration with Microsoft for Startups. Built a prototype for the aviation industry using Microsoft HoloLens SDK. Published a scientific paper in a peer-reviewed journal "Augmented Reality Procedure Assistance System for Operator Training and Simulation" (SAGE Publications)

    Skills: Product Innovation · Entrepreneurship · Product Development · Deep Tech · Internet of Things (IoT) 

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  • Managed Hyperloop Levitation & Propulsion projects to streamline design processes and improve the efficiency of communication between sub-teams and co-founders. Led the Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Team which was focused on creating more efficient designs & engineering processes.

    Skills: Product Innovation · Entrepreneurship · Product Development

    Hyperloop Levitation & Propulsion Systems
  •  Led a team of 5 engineers to break into the final of the Hatchery Accelerator (top 5 of 50+ startups). Developed a prototype using an AI/ML-based speech processor to enhance therapy sessions with Speech-Language Pathologists.

    Skills: Product Innovation · Entrepreneurship · Product Development · AI Strategy · Engineering · Artificial Intelligence (AI) · Product Strategy 

    Hatchery Startup Accelerator

Volunteer Experience

Delivered emergency kits, supplies and goods to families in rural areas isolated by the earthquake in April 2015. Helped families rebuild safer homes. Traversed icy passes to access remote areas in the Annapurna and EBC regions (altitude range: 5,000 - 20,000 feet above sea level). 

Google donated more than $1m to support locals and the volunteers in Nepal Google donated more than $1m to support locals and the volunteers in Nepal

Google donated more than $1m to support locals and the volunteers in Nepal

Google subsidized the expeditions and matched my donations. Thank you, Google! 

Eugene Hayden and Genji Sherpa are meeting with local kids from the village in Annapurna Eugene Hayden and Genji Sherpa are meeting with local kids from the village in Annapurna

Eugene Hayden and Genji Sherpa are meeting with local kids from the village in Annapurna

Delivering first aid kits and supplies to remote area in the Annapurna region

On the bridge over the Milk River, Everest region On the bridge over the Milk River, Everest region

On the bridge over the Milk River, Everest region

Eugene Hayden is heading toward the Mercy Corps operational base in Namche Bazaar, Khumbu Rural Municipality

Education

 Continuously learning, growing, developing my mindset 

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Master of EngineeringGPA 3.9

2019 - 2021 • Semifinalist at Hatchery Startup Accelerator, won $3,000 for the best pitch (AI project)

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Master of Engineering, Operations ResearchGPA 3.8

2017 - 2019 • Top 1% of the class in Game Theory (100/100)

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Advanced Project ManagementCertificate

2013 - 2014 • Awarded with Google Scholarship ($12,000)

Certificates & Affiliations

Social Media

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    Business Insider #7

    Eugene landed new career opportunities by growing his LinkedIn network from 350 connections to over 25,000. Here are the 5 crucial steps.

  • Business Insider #6

    Eugene Hayden shared how to pass case interviews using First Principles Thinking he learnt from physics and how land a job at top consulting firms 

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    Business Insider #5

    These 5 job searching strategies helped Eugene get into Google, PwC, and BCG. Mastering at least one of them will help you land a gig at top companies. 

  • Business Insider #4

    Eugene reviewed 800 résumés in 65 hours to help job searchers during the pandemic. Here are 6 tips on how to build one that stands out, along with examples. 

  • Business Insider #3

    Eugene built a database of 12,000 recruiters who are hiring right now — and his 5 most important tips on handling communication with recruiters. 

  • Business Insider #2

    Eugene reviewed 587 resumes in 49 hours to help people impacted by the pandemic. Here are his best tips on how to build a resume that stands out. 

  • Business Insider #1

    7 recruiters from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and other major companies looked over Eugene's resume. 5 things they liked and what to change. 

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