Hi, my Name is Eugene



I am a finance defector moving on to Tech, Web Design & Product

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About Me


After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 2007, I began my Finance career in Corporate Banking as an Analyst. While I'm proud to have worked my way through the cubicle trenches to become an Associate Director, after 8 years in finance, I knew that I needed to make a change.

In 2013, I decided to step outside of my norm and enroll in a Product Management course at General Assembly. Being surrounded by lifelong learners and ambitious creators, I knew I made the right decision to explore outside of banking and finance. In 2014, I continued my education with UX Design at General Assembly.

In early 2015, I took the ultimate plunge and officially retired from banking/finance and enrolled full-time at the Startup Institute, an intensive accelerator program, created by Techstars, for individuals looking to pivot their careers and enter the startup world.

In Sept 2015, Eugene joined VenueBook, a SaaS enabled marketplace platform in the event management sector, as a Product Intern. Currently, he is a Product Manager responsible for managing QA testing, bug backlogs and new feature launches on the Venue Manager side of the SaaS platform. My ongoing journey into technology and startups has connected me with talented and inspiring folks and I am looking forward to this new chapter in my life.

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Portfolio


Below are a few examples of work that I've done at Startup Institute and General Assembly

Fun Facts About Me


I’m an avid cyclist and runner. I completed the Walt Disney World Half Marathon (my first!) in January 2016 and Queens Half Marathon in May 2016. And I'm ready for more!

I love food and micro blogging about my meals. Find @TheSerialFoodie online via Twitter and Instagram. Ask me for recommendations for any NYC restaurants or coffee shop. I'll be happy to provide my opinions. I have a massive Google Spreadsheet... seriously.

Favorite TV Shows: The Grand Tour, (Old) Top Gear, Billions, Narcos, The Man in the High Castle, Chef's Table.

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