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Dr. Elena Mostovova

senior product manager

Works remotely from Frankfurt

  • 50.041821
  • 8.584764
  • Suggested rate £695 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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Location and workplace preferences

Frankfurt, HE, Germany
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
Company size
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people


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  • Russian

    Native or bilingual

  • English


  • German

    Native or bilingual

  • French



Skills (19)

Dr. Elena in a few words

💡 Trained data scientist turned product manager with a strong background in innovation, entrepreneurship, and customer research. 👁️ Actively looking for new opportunities on user interface heavy products!

♾️ Strong experience in 0 to 1 management of technology-driven products.
🎁 Skilled in delivery of high customer value. Data informed & user obsessed.
🎼 Capable of orchestrating & empowering multiple remote product teams simultaneously.
🚀 Act with a strong entrepreneurial spirit & enjoy dynamic environments.
🏐 Proactive & dedicated team player. Integrous & empathic leader.

After 4 years of focusing primarily on data heavy products in a PM role, I am currently striving to become an expert in UI heavy products. Highly interested in product localization.


Kontist - Kontist

Senior Product Manager

October 2022 - Today (4 months)

• Setting up a new squad & building a roadmap with a focus on efficiency, measurability & optimization of customer journey with a time-delayed product value.
• Gaining deep understanding of necessary requirements to build a B2C web & mobile app tax product, raising awareness for current inefficiencies and guiding decisions on future improvements with balance between pragmatism and quality in product development. We believe freelancers will shape the future of work, challenging corporate structures, embracing individuality, and building successful businesses. Today freelancers don't get the help they need, in particular when it comes to the complexity of their finances. Kontist provides the banking services freelancers deserve, making finances easy.

Product Manager - Data

Frankfurt, Germany

April 2021 - October 2022 (1 year and 6 months)

• Led end-to-end development & delivered data products (e.g. predictive maintenance for car leasing rates to reduce the annual loss, quarterly sales forecast for higher sales performance). Established & improved 0 to 1 delivery - from discovery to quality assurance. Hands-on performing of ad hoc explorative data analysis.
• Led remote teams of data scientists & engineers. Built team structures from scratch, run scrum rituals & wrote user stories.
• In charge of user research, OKRs, growth of data stream & stakeholder relationships, including investors. Backed by Deutsche Leasing Group, provides B2B-centric software solutions by developing digital products and investing in exceptional early stage founders. We are passionate about helping businesses grow by building innovative and best-in-class solutions for asset finance and asset-related services.

Deutsche Leasing Gruppe

Data Scientist & Product Manager

Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

December 2018 - April 2021 (2 years and 4 months)

• Discovery & C-Level Pitch of data-driven business models in 3 innovation fields. Supported MVP Development as PO.
• Won C-Level advocacy for data heavy products, negotiated strategy, budget & developed a roadmap for Deutsche Leasing Group. In charge of the roadmap execution, over 1M€ annual budget & monthly C-Level reporting.
• Hands-on setup of a new corporate start-up. Deutsche Leasing is the largest OEM-independent leasing company in Germany. We are a solutions-oriented asset-finance partner of small and medium-sized businesses. Whatever financial solutions and ancillary services you require, you can rely on us worldwide. Deutsche Leasing is a part of the German Savings Banks Finance Group (Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe).


Data Analyst & Program Manager Innovation

Berlin, Germany

April 2014 - November 2018 (4 years and 7 months)

• Provided valuable action points for German Federal Ministries of Education and Research (BMBF) & Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) by performing data analysis, visualisation, designing studies & deriving recommendations on the domains of R&D, tertiary education & start-up environment in Germany.
• In charge of the design & deployment of an interactive data platform for Hochschul-Barometer-Study. Stifterverband is a joint initiative started by companies and foundations – the only one in Germany to be devoted entirely to consulting, networking and promoting improvements in the fields of education, science and innovation.


Working Student

Berlin, Germany

March 2013 - March 2014 (1 year)

• Performed data analysis for the Commission of Experts for Research & Innovation & for the Action Field Innovation. Anchored at Stifterverband, the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation advises the German Federal Government and presents an annual report on research, innovation and technological performance in Germany.

Wegweiser Media & Conferences GmbH

Working Student

Berlin, Germany

June 2012 - June 2013 (1 year)

• Performed data analysis for Investitionsbarometer-Study. In a strategic mix of conferences, exhibitions, publications, and studies, we bring together the key players from politics and business, to help in understanding the future challenges and necessary changes from a broader perspective.

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Research Assistant

St Petersburg, Russia

October 2011 - March 2012 (5 months)

• Performed comparative quantitative analysis with R. Published scientific paper. The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research was established by professors Ronald Inglehand Eduard Ponarin, awarded with a mega-grant in 2010. The focus of research is on comparative studies of social change – the analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal data based on World Values Survey data.