Ross Stanley

With 25 years tech industry experience and leadership roles at high growth, innovation-led SaaS companies like Xero, Vend and 2degrees, I enable startups and scaleups to take control of their product roadmap, delivering with high velocity and at peak performance, while scaling globally.

Currently available for:

  • Short-term consulting assignments
  • Acting / part time / fractional Chief Product and Technology Officer roles
  • Governance: Board member or advisor for startups and scaleups


  • Figured (Chief Product Officer)
  • Xero (GM of Product)
  • Vend - acquired by Lightspeed (Head of Product)
  • JAVLN (Board Observer)
  • VidApp (Advisor)
  • 2degrees (Tech Lead)
  • Deutsche Bank (Associate VP)


I can bring your vision to life through a compelling value proposition and innovative programmes of work that inspire your teams, customers and investors.

Strength areas:

  • Strategy & growth consulting
  • Innovation workshops & collaboration
  • Implementing your "product operating system"
  • People leadership & coaching


Fractional CPO

Monthly retainer for agreed days / month