ABOUT

Alexandra Foote

COMPUTER SCIENTIST | PRODUCT MANAGER

(404) 954-1804

Bellevue, WA

Professional Profile

Alexandra is a product manager passionate about user experience. As an experienced career coach, she has coached hundreds of students into landing job offers at top companies. While studying computer science at Georgia Tech, Alexandra held numerous leadership positions and made meaningful change on campus while running multiple businesses.

 

EDUCATION

Harvard Business School

Master of Business Administration - MBA

Class of 2024 (expected) | Boston, MA

Admitted via the 2+2 deferred enrollment program

Georgia Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Aug 2015 - Dec 2019 | Atlanta, GA

Concentrations: Intelligence, Media | Minor: Industrial Design

 

EXPERIENCE

Microsoft

Program Manager

Mar 2020 - Present

Bellevue, WA

  • Shipped visually immersive search experience for Bing Recipes that stimulated a >5% DAU increase

  • Drove expansion of Bing recipe features to international markets, sparking a +140% YoY FC DAU

  • Spearheaded Bing movie user re-engagement campaign for over 2M users, lifting engagement by 8.59% WoW

  • Appointed director of Microsoft's Black Summer Intern Experience (BSIX) and increased retention of Black intern talent to 84% while boosting intern opt-in rate to 95% and program satisfaction to 90%

Google

Associate Product Manager(APM) Intern

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Mountain View, CA

  • Developed solutions for advertisers to understand how their ads perform on YouTube

  • Launched improvement that increased survey efficiency for BrandLift by 14.6%, allowing for a 17.5 million decrease in surveys sent daily

  • Developed detailed implementation plan for actionability pathways for advertisers in BrandLift for YouTube Ads

  • Collaborated daily with other PMs, engineering, UX designers, and researchers to ensure successful launches

Microsoft

Program Manager Intern

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Redmond, WA

  • Owned new Cortana experience expected to scale to 3.99 million monthly active users

  • Managed team of engineers through entire creation and development of experience

  • Developed detailed and robust specs, proposals, research artifacts, and a vision video

  • Collaborated with multiple teams to ensure a delightful experience for users and differentiators from competitors

Microsoft

Explorer Intern

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Redmond, WA

  • Provided a viable Cortana Alarm AI prototype expected to scale to 84K monthly active users

  • Managed the Cortana Alarm AI product design and feature development using C#, C, and Python

  • Used Azure Web Services with Microsoft Cognitive Services to analyze data from camera input

  • Rotated between Program Manager and Software Developer Engineer roles

 Bank of America

Technology Intern 

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
Charlotte, NC

  •  Implemented user interface enhancements in JavaScript for Everest credit management tool

  • Led design sessions to capture customer feedback regarding usability and functionality requirements

  • Performed project management support on myHelp application for 3,800 Global Compliance employees

  • Facilitated communication between business and development teams in Global Compliance Technology Program

Longleaf Solutions

Product Management Intern

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Atlanta, GA

  • Coordinated and monitored 6 software implementations by integrating data and educating clients

  • Designed training materials for clients base and led bi-weekly webinars, resulting in 30% fewer support calls

Footeworks, LLC.

Owner

Feb 2013 - Present

Atlanta,GA

  • Founded a company that designs and sells uniforms to private school

  • Sustained over 93% repeat purchase rate and average order value of over $20,000

  • Maintained relationships with multiple international manufacturers; sold $150,000 in first 18 months

 

Leadership & Development

President

Georgia Tech Student Ambassadors

Nov 2018 - Dec 2019

  •  Implemented campus improvement initiatives to enhance the impact of Ambassadors far beyond Alumni relations

  • Directed and coordinated highly rigorous, double-blind recruitment process with over 150 applicants

  • Developed detailed plans for intake goals and communicated vision to executive board and general body

Justice

Undergraduate Judiciary Cabinet

Oct 2017 - Dec 2019

  • Judicial Branch of the Georgia Tech Student Government Association

  • Hear cases of academic and non-acamedic miscounduct to determine responsibility and give sanctions

President

Minorities at the College of Computing (M@CC)

Feb 2018 - Dec 2019

  • Restructured organization that serves over 800 minority students at the Georgia Tech college of computing

  • Manage relationships and programming with over 50 corporate partners; increased member engagement by 400%

  • Helped 75% of freshmen and sophomore members secure summer internships

Conference Scholarships

Various

2015 - Present

  • Grace Hopper Scholar 2018

  • Grace Hopper (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)

  • Tapia (2017, 2018)

  • SXSW (2018)

 

Skills

PROGRAMMING

Proficient: Java, Python, C#, HTML

Famililar: C, Assembly, SQL, CSS, JS, MATLAB

SOFTWARE

Proficient: Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign

Famililar: Adobe XD, Final Cut Pro, Encore, Illustrator