Great Anthony

Community and Program Manager
Brooklyn, NY

Seasoned program manager with 5+ years of professional experience in managing international communities and programs. Organized numerous international community events and raised over $200k in sponsorships. Keen to leverage leadership and managerial expertise for the Wikimedia Foundation.

Work Experience


Creative Director

Feb, 2018 - Sep, 2019

Cofounded and led the creative team of a fully remote design agency specializing in crafting digital experiences for commercial and nonprofit organizations

  • Built and managed an organization of 15 team members. Including both remote and on-site teams
  • Worked and collaborated remotely with team, clients and vendors across four continents
  • Revitalize legacy process and increased revenue by $2 million through leading enhancement efforts related to organization branding and outlook
  • Provided guidiance and support tools to motivate globally distributed team members. Ensured knowledge gaps were minimized through mentorship and hands on performance management
  • Improved on-time delivery by 78% by applying effective scheduling practices, tracking project progress and comparing completed tasks with KPIs and road-maps, enabling continuous improvements


Senior Project Manger

Jun, 2017 - Feb, 2018

Transformed prototypes of an educational learning management system into an Enterprise SaaS system of web and mobile apps, APIs, SMS gateways and database system powered by the users.

  • Managed all technical projects, requirements, documentation, QA, sprint planning, roadmap, developer resources, training guides, on-site user training
  • Collaborated with prestigious universities and educational institutions to provide tools and resources for all tasks
  • Led a team of professionals to identify revenue potentials and introduce a new effective pricing model; increasing sales by 25% in a week.

WordPress Foundation

Volunteer Community Manager

Sep, 2017 - Sep, 2019

Founded an led an international WordPress community for 2 years. Inspired the group to raising about $100,000 in sponsorship while increasing membership to over 2,000 in just 8 months

  • Managed a team of program managers, recruited and commissioned new team members; while also driving execution across multiple deliverables and partnering with key stakeholders throughout the ecosystem. 
  • Led and collaborated with a team of program managers to the successfully organizing of multiple programs, hackathons and conferences
  • Oversaw day-to-day community operations through accurately prioritizing attendees, sponsors and vendor related issues, utilizing time management skills, ensuring alignment with established road maps and program goals. 
  • Successfully organized a charity hackathon that had over 200 volunteers create free websites for 6 localNGO - with less than a 90 days planing.


Customer Champion

2015 - 2017
  • Sent and responded to 50+ emails and 70+ tickets per day; authored numerous internal docs and guidelines
  • Increased overall feedback by 85% by replacing manual feedback reporting with an automatic feedback system.
  • Trained new customer champions and introduced a new onboarding process that reduced overall onboarding time by 60% in just 4 months
  • Led a team of customer champions to introduce live chat to high-end executive clients - a move that increased customers satisfaction, return customers and subsequently, increased revenue by over 300% in less than six months.



Associate Computer Software Engineering

Sep, 2016 - Sep, 2017

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

B.Sc Computer Science and Statistics




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Oct, 2017 - Aug, 2019

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WordCamp Port Harcourt

Lead Organizer

Sep, 2018 - May, 2019

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do_action Port Harcourt

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Feb, 2018 - Dec, 2018

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