Byron Norris

Byron Norris, MBA

Redmond, WA | 425-305-9307 |


Enthusiastic, customer focused, data-driven individual with 5+ years of using data analysis to support teams and business goals. Looking to transition into Product, Business or Program Management for a company that values teamwork, trusts each other and enables its employees with drive and passion


Technical Skills

R, Microsoft Excel, Office 365, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, MySQL Workbench, SQL, Google Docs, Google Analytics, Tableau, Trello, Power BI, SharePoint Administration
Core Strengths
Agile Program Management, Business Analytics, Marketing Research Analytics, Business Strategy, Data Analysis, Agile Scrum, Agile Lean, International Communications Skills, Program Management, Project Management

Professional Experience
Microsoft, Bellevue, WA

OEM Partner Business Analyst/Project Coordinator                                                                       07/2019-09/2019

Worked for one quarter in a fast paced OEM partner group worth $600M annually. Helped to track our Partner’s sell-in, inventory, and sell-through data to triangulate market share and forecast the coming quarters. Tracked, coordinated, and forecasted a 1:1 marketing program with our Partner

•          Utilized past seasonal, and regional financial data to create advanced regional and quarterly data splits

•          Responsible for Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly forecast, marketing, and partner sales reports

•          Worked with a globally based team to coordinate regional sales and marketing data

•          helped coordinate a reorganization of information on the team’s SharePoint

•          Updated and managed PowerBI reports to share the newest data amongst our global team while creating row-level security to comply with Data Governance rules

Marin Software, Tokyo, Japan

Digital Analyst MBA Internship                                                                                                  09/2016 – 12/2016

Three month intensive internship to learn all aspects and daily duties of Marin Digital Analysts with a final one month project to reverse engineer an important KPI used by one publisher from data common to all available publishers

•          Learned advanced SEO/SEM bidding and reporting procedures

•          Used Marin’s dashboard to analyze Marin’s clients’ performance by looking at the relationship between various KPIs and understanding how changes in client strategy affect those KPIs over time

•          Used SQL to find and collect large sample sets of client data then imported the data into R to run advanced analytical techniques to find a relationship between Marin’s backend data and a competitor’s metric

•          Received hands-on experience with Tableau


Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Program Manager                                                                                                                      07/2014 – 08/2015

Designed an improved project proposal process between Senior Managers and Managers by researching users’ needs and managed the migration of an old SQL server to a new server

•          Communicated with SharePoint and SQL Technical Engineers to help with the creation of new projects

•          Assisted Senior Managers and Directors with research for internal and external projects


Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Research Analyst                                                                                                                       04/2013 – 03/2014

Conducted quantitative research and created metrics for competitor involvement into technical and governmental standards bodies to help track competitor interest and strategy

•          Created and analyzed a large database of important markers from various standards bodies

•          Used Excel pivots and regression analysis to identify which companies were investing in which standards bodies and why

•          Supported an international office of Program Managers and Technology Specialists with accurate, relevant, and timely information

•          Proactively learned new information-gathering and analytics software when needed


Amazon, Seattle, WA

Post-Sales Analyst                                                                                                                     05/2012 – 04/2013

Supported Amazon Local’s sales teams by creating weekly reports of sales data for business decisions related to reselling, improving, or eliminating past deals

•          Combined various Excel files to better show important metrics using VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, and Pivot Tables

•          Gathered, vetted, and categorized data from Amazon-Local, Groupon, and Living Social for pre and post sales analytics

Education                                                                                                                                               12/2018

Introduction to R, Intermediate R

SQL for Data Science, Joining Data in SQL, SQL for Exploratory Data Analysis, Intermediate SQL,

Reporting in SQL                                                                                                                                              11/2018
Agile Project Management Methodology Certificate


Hitotsubashi ICS, MBA, Tokyo                                                                                                     08/2015 – 07/2017

•          Class of 2015 Board Member, 2-year Student Representative

•          Data Analytics Focus

•          Member of winning 2015 Lawson Deep Dive team competition, 2 weeks

o    Created an international go-to-market plan for entrance into the Indian market

o    Analyzed current environmental and economic conditions to come up with innovative solutions

•          Member of winning 2016 Tesla Digital Disruption team competition, 2 months

o    Created a demand generation plan for Tesla’s Model X in Japan

o    Acted as Project Manager and subject matter expert

o    Used customer analysis to identify effective marketing techniques to maximize ROI per unique impression in a foreign market


University of Montana, BA Radio-TV Production, Missoula, MT                                                  08/2004 – 05/2011

•          Created a 30 minute long form video documentary that was aired on Missoula’s local PBS station

•          Minor in Japanese


  • Google Analytics
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Excel
  • MySQL Workbench
  • Office 365
  • OneNote
  • Power BI
  • PowerPoint
  • R
  • SharePoint
  • SharePoint Administration
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • Trello



MBA at Hitotsubashi ICS

  • Updated 3 years ago

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