Aj V.

Product Owner • Product Lead • Fintech

Moves to Paris

  • 48.8546
  • 2.34771
  • Indicative rate €500 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 2h
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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris and 50km around


Project length
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
Banking & Insurance
Company size
  • 2 - 10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people




  • English

    Full professional proficiency

  • Russian

    Native or bilingual

  • German


  • Chinese



Skills (19)

Aj in a few words

I'm a lead unit who build strategies and shape end-to-end products at the intersection of finance and technology in the ever-changing digital world. Through honest communication and a clear planning, we can create great product experiences that people will love.

As a technology-focused creative, I love using design thinking to build great and relevant customer experiences for both users and businesses.

Strategy & Growth, Product Management, User Experience, Branding & Identity.

Highly skilled:
Fintech, Invest-tech, Agile Methodologies, Research & Development, Project Valuation, Product Design.




Banking & Insurance

Product Lead: Invest-tech


December 2019 - Today

XQuanto is the NextGen Derivatives Exchange for high-load HFT trading. We give a lot of credit to security issues and develop cold storage processing for this purpose. The product includes derivatives exchange, trading terminal, payment processing, CCP module.


Planning, recruiting, business process building, product portfolio management, data-driven design, a/a and a/b testing.

Achievements thus far:

Organized a product team and related processes, launched a full-fledged MVP v1.0, built organic traffic from scratch to test hypotheses.

WiseAdvice Ltd.

Banking & Insurance

Product Owner: Fintech

Boston, United States of America

November 2018 - May 2020

This is a unique project with a quantitative approach to asset management which integrates various sources of liquidity and trading algorithms. The product includes trading algorithms, a web application, a Telegram bot.

What I did:

Business planning, outstaff recruiting, quantitative researching for trading algorithms, data-driven uxui.

Launched an MVP v1, created a highly efficient remote
team, raised the average portfolio profitability up to 15% per month.

Yagoda.Cloud ERP Solutions PTE


Product Manager

Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

August 2019 - January 2020

Yagoda.Cloud is a fully integrated ERP system. My responsibilities involved large e-commerce projects, including marketplace, CRM, warehouse module, task-tracker (similar to Jira), payment connections.

Responsibilities included:
Planning, collaboration with business teams from Russia and
China-based offices, product management, project management, in-depth business analysis, and product uxui

Developed a strong synergistic relationship between
international teams, created a lot of features for ERP and a large backlog, launched marketplace MVP.

SociumTrade Ltd.

Banking & Insurance

Product Manager, Business Analyst: Fintech

Vilnius, Lithuania

April 2018 - August 2019

Blockchain startup based on the main idea of combining private asset management in
the global capital market. The project included four parts: social
investment platform, lending app, exchange and messenger app.

I created the following product features:
User accounts, portfolio management modules, reporting & analytics, rating page of active traders.

Achievements: brought an MVP idea to life, conducted in-depth business analysis
for products.

CIB Back-office Manager: global markets industry

Banking & Insurance

CIB Back-office Manager: global markets industry

Moscow, Russia

April 2016 - May 2017

Russia's first commercial bank by capitalization and Europe's leading investment bank, whose portfolio focuses on investment credits for the largest business.

I was responsible for the operations supporting:
• Global markets industry (Brokerage, Conversion, Money market);
• Documentary business (unfunded deals);
  • Planning


Banking & Insurance

CIB Supervisor: investment

Moscow, Russia

June 2017 - May 2018

A top 10 commercial bank in Russia whose portfolio is focused on fixed-income instruments and currency exchanges.

I supervised the following departments:
• Trading Desk (fixed income, metals, derivatives)
• Conversion Desk (unfunded deals)
• Financial institutions (attraction of liabilities)
• Investment business (DCM/ECM)

Planning, business analysis, report automation.
  • Excel
  • Valuation
  • Planning


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