Enterprise Product Manager
Sector: IT-SoftwareMember Since, November 12, 2020
Academic Level Master’s Degree
Date of Birth 13 Jan 1974
If you are seeking someone to help discover and describe how AI/ML brings innovation to your product, assist in the creation of products with outstanding user experiences, and use data to inform crucial product choices, I am the person you are searching for.
Here are my work experiences:
1. IT Professional with 20+ years of experience in core software products and solutions development and a keen eye for design and data science.
2. Proven experience in web platforms, technology know-how, digital experience measurement tools, MLOps, and DevOps with strong business acumen to deliver a compelling hybrid cloud and SaaS commerce platform roadmap that is scalable, performant, secure, and modern.
3. Demonstrable experience in conducting analysis and research to define User Experience (UX) / User Interface (UI) design best practices for website journeys for higher reach, sales, and engagement on the website.
4. 5+ years of SaaS Subscription Commerce Platform and Hybrid Cloud product building and automating experience.
5. 5+ years of Machine Learning & Deep Learning (AI) product-building experience.
6. 10+ years of E2E Data Warehouse and Data Lake product-building experience.
7. Built 10+ products including cross-functional stakeholders management using agile.
8. Proven ability to lead a body of work to build products from inception.
Demonstrable Assets / Repositories:
Product Leadership: https://www.producttalent.com/profile/asit-piri
User Experience Design: https://dribbble.com/AsitPiri
Data Science: https://github.com/asit-piri
Personal Website: https://asitpiri.dev/
Execute MBA in Product Leadership (2020 - Present) Institute of Product Leadership & CMR University
The Executive MBA program at Institute of Product Leadership is a 18-months experiential degree program that focuses on transforming senior professionals and managers into C-suite product executives. The program helps nurture strategic decision making and execution skills as well as the leadership competencies necessary for career path acceleration.
EPGDM in Business Analytics (2012 - 2014) CMR Institute of Management and Technology
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (2007 - 2008) DOEACC Society
Bachelor of Science (BS) (1994 - 1997) Utkal University
Work & Experience
WarpDrive Tech Works (2022 - 2023 ) Senior Product Consultant @ VMware SSCP
As a Senior Product Consultant, I assisted VMware, a multi-cloud service provider, in building a custom SaaS Service Commerce Platform (SSCP) to support their commercial strategies. The platform included features such as CPQ, Quote to Cash, Order Management, SaaS Business Enablement, Service Onboarding, Subscription Lifecycle Management, Renewal Management, and GTM Offer Enablement. Through the implementation of this platform, several positive outcomes were achieved for VMware. Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) and Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) were accelerated, Service Onboarding was improved, and Deal Velocity was accelerated. The platform also provided an improved user experience for customers, partners, and colleagues, making it easier to do business with VMware. As a Senior Product Consultant, my role was to oversee the implementation of the platform, working closely with the product and engineering teams to ensure the successful delivery of the project. My expertise in product management, coupled with my ability to collaborate effectively with both designers and engineers, helped to ensure that the platform was delivered on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of the client.As a Senior Product Consultant, I assisted VMware, a multi-cloud service provider, in building a custom SaaS Service Commerce Platform (SSCP) to support their commercial strategies. The platform included features such as CPQ, Quote to Cash, Order Management, SaaS Business Enablement, Service Onboarding, Subscription Lifecycle Management, Renewal Management, and GTM Offer Enablement. Through the implementation of this platform, several positive outcomes were achieved for VMware. Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) and Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) were accelerated, Service Onboarding was improved, and Deal Velocity was accelerated. The platform also provided an improved user experience for customers, partners, and colleagues, making it easier to do business with VMware. As a Senior Product Consultant, my role was to oversee the implementation of the platform, working closely with the product and engineering teams to ensure the successful delivery of the project. My expertise in product management, coupled with my ability to collaborate effectively with both designers and engineers, helped to ensure that the platform was delivered on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of the client. Skills: Product Management · Agile Methodologies · Enterprise Architecture · Collaborative Work · Cloud-Native Architecture
Career Break (2020 - Present ) MBA in Product Leadership from Institute of Product Leadership
After working for twenty years without any breaks, I decided to take a career break to support my children's academic pursuits while also pursuing my professional growth by enrolling in an Executive MBA program in Product Leadership offered by the Institute of Product Leadership. During the two-year break, I improved my skills in product management, design, artificial intelligence, and data science, while also helping my daughter in sixth grade and my son, who will appear for their tenth-grade examinations this year, with their academics. Now that I am finishing up my Executive MBA program, I have gained expertise in product management, user experience design, artificial intelligence, and data science, and I am ready to rejoin the workforce.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (2019 - 2020 ) Engineering Program Manager @ HPE GreenLake
HPE GreenLake is a multi-cloud, multi-stack managed solution for on-premises public cloud-like consumption, built from the ground up. The product vision of HPE GreenLake is to create new value where insight meets opportunity. The mission of HPE GreenLake is to provide cloud benefits to any location, whether it's at the network's edge, within a data center, or at a colocation facility. As an Engineering Program Manager, I led the delivery of 5 initiatives from inception to final products. I also led two agile product teams of 20 engineers and designers and implemented an agile dual-track process for seamless collaboration among designers and engineers. To minimize the gap between design specs and final products, I implemented design critiques and code reviews. The implementation of HPE GreenLake resulted in several positive outcomes for the client, including the elimination of over-provisioning, saving ~40% CAPEX. Digital project deployment became 75% faster with 85% less unexpected downtime, and IT team productivity increased by 40% by reducing the IT support burden.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (2014 - 2018 ) Sr. Data Engineer
As a leader and contributor to the development of Profile Analytics for Data Lake (PADL), I played a critical role in the successful implementation of a Hadoop & Spark-based big data tool. My contribution included leading a cross-functional team of 10-person, breaking down complex problems into epics, features & user stories, creating release plans, executing sprints, releasing features, and conducting critical agile ceremonies. I also built independent granular components using the big data tool, which was generic enough to stitch together to solve any analytics use-cases and then integrated with Smart Profile Server (SPS) Platform to analyze and store a complete enterprise data store including history data repository. I actively contributed to Whitepapers, KBs, and reusable artifacts for Artificial Intelligence & Big Data incubation initiatives. In addition, I implemented 100+ data exploration use cases for data exploratory analysis for customer profiles, server logs, devices, networks, etc. to improve data analysis and decision-making. I also played an instrumental role in competency building for AI, Data Science, ML/DL & Big Data tools, and Technology including.
Hewlett Packard (2010 - 2014 ) Enterprise Data Architect @ HP Analytics and Data Management (A&DM)
As a member of the HP Analytics and Data Management (A&DM) group, I led the effort to effectively govern enterprise data assets by creating and leading a team of overseers, defining data goals and principles, and establishing policies for data governance. I also defined the roles and responsibilities of those overseeing data governance, identified critical data, and documented allowable values. Additionally, I established business policies for data creation, storage, use, and access, as well as documented data sources and set quality thresholds. Finally, I managed metadata and remediated any issues related to the organisation\'s data, ensuring that data governance was maintained at a high standard. My contribution led to an effective and efficient enterprise data management system that allowed for the optimal utilisation of data assets while ensuring compliance with regulatory and organisational policies.
Capgemini Consulting (2008 - 2010 ) Senior Consultant V
As a member of Capgemini Consulting\'s Business Information Management group, I led the end-to-end implementation of enterprise data warehouse, data mart, and business intelligence solutions for multiple Europe and US telecom clients. Some of my key accomplishments include driving the implementation of an enterprise data warehouse for a French telecom provider with 30 million subscribers, creating building blocks from scratch for various granular components and libraries of two large web applications for the largest US-based VOIP provider, and creating reusable components and libraries based on SOA and MVC framework for system calls and messaging requests. I also created approximately 100 complex SQL queries called from stored procedures to enable efficient data retrieval and processing. My work helped these telecom clients to streamline their data management and analysis, resulting in improved decision-making capabilities and increased operational efficiency.
HCL Technology (2007 - 2008 ) Data Analytics Lead
As a part of the Data Analytics group at HCL Technology, I was responsible for building a Telecom Business Support System application for marketing analytics needs for major UK telecom providers. My contributions included driving and implementing end-to-end telecom analytics for a 17.6 million-strong UK telecom provider. I designed and created approximately 10 Ab Initio graphs that run overnight to extract multiple large source data file systems, transform them, and aggregate the required files. I then used the aggregated files to generate analytics reports using Excel pivot tables and shared them with the customer decision support team. Additionally, I designed and created the Oracle-based data warehouse repository to store the aggregated historical data.
CDAC (2004 - 2007 ) Sr Project Associate
As a key member of the team responsible for the CDAC e-sushrut Hospital Information System, I played a vital role in designing and implementing the system from the ground up. The impact of our work was significant, reducing waiting times for both OPD and IPD patients by approximately 50% while providing 100% accurate ICD10 disease code mapping for every discharged patient, and improving patient data availability by 40% for more efficient clinician work. My specific contributions included designing and implementing the Registration, OPD, IPD, Investigation, and MRD modules of the CDAC e-sushrut system, ensuring HL7 compliance for data transmission and sharing between various healthcare providers. I also researched, brainstormed, and designed the building blocks for two large Decision Support and Hospital Management Information Systems, which included creating components and libraries to ensure uniformity and an excellent customer experience across all applications. Overall, our work has positively impacted healthcare providers across India, with the system now used in approximately 10 hospitals and counting.
SQL Star (2003 - 2004 ) Software Engineer
As a software developer at SQL Star International, I was tasked with building and implementing the finance and personal systems for one of India\'s largest automobile companies. My contributions included successfully migrating applications from PROC (Character User Interface) to Oracle Forms and Reports (Graphical User Interface), which improved the user experience and increased efficiency. Additionally, I created approximately 20 components and libraries to maintain a uniform and consistent GUI across applications, ultimately enhancing the customer experience.
ERDCI now CDAC, Noida (2000 - 2003 ) Project Associate
As a developer at ER&DCI now known as CDAC, Noida, I played a crucial role in building and implementing large-scale applications that have transformed the Indian Railways. My contributions to the Civil Engineering Management Information System (CEMIS) and the Integrated Transaction Accounting System (ITAS) have resulted in significant improvements in decision-making quality, accuracy, and processing time. With CEMIS, I designed and implemented five modules from scratch, including Asset Management, Ultrasound Flaw Detection, Track Monitoring, Track Maintenance, and Accident E2E. These modules have helped the Indian Railways manage its vast network of over 67,000 kilometers more efficiently, resulting in a 40% reduction in train route downtime due to scheduled track maintenance. With ITAS, I created a comprehensive end-to-end accounting and payroll system based on railway finance codes. This system has resulted in an 80% improvement in the accuracy and preparation time of the trial balance and P&L statement, as well as a 50% reduction in processing time for 1.4 million employee payrolls and vendor payments. In addition, I researched, brainstormed, identified, and designed building blocks for various granular components and libraries of the CEMIS and ITAS platforms, which has helped store and analyze complete enterprise data stores, including a history data repository that replicated approximately 20 sites of the Indian Railways. Finally, I created over 100 components and libraries to maintain uniformity and the same look and feel of the GUI across applications to enhance customer experiences. My work has contributed significantly to the success of ER&DCI and its mission to provide high-quality solutions to the Indian Railways.