Gayathry Premkumar

Product Manager

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, July 22, 2021

About Me

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 12 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Banking
  • Date of Birth 18 10 1987


12 years of work experience across roles and domains. Have strong experience in Banking domain. In current role as Product Manager, have managed portfolio of product initiatives related to Vendor onboarding and Marketplace in Agri supply chain management.


  • B.Tech (2005 - 2009) SASTRA University

    1st class Distinction - Bioinformatics Engineering Degree

Work & Experience

  • Waycool Foods (2021 - Present ) Product Manager

    Managed portfolio of product initiatives related to Vendor onboarding and Market place in Agri supply chain management under a product strategy that will generate annual revenue over $10 million ▪ Conducted intensive market research and compared competitive products to find the product market fit. Interviewed users along with designers to provide solution for Market place application to achieve product solution fit ▪ Covered product roadmap, Go to market strategy for product launch and Success matrix as a part of PRD documentation ▪ Communicated insights, requirements, documents like PRD/BRD, scope and deadlines to senior stakeholders, CEO and CFO ▪ Facilitated an agile environment by working across 4 different agile teams to launch MVP and obtained user feedback ▪ Played active role in recruitment, leading to expansion of product team from 4 PM’s to 5 PMs and 3 APMs ▪ Trained newly joined APMs in Market research and Feature coverage of various products ▪ As part of new product developed, introduced process like quality control, contract management before onboarding the vendor ▪ Presented insights and solutions to stakeholders based on the problem statement

  • Product Thinking labs (2021 - 2021 ) Product Consultant -Part Time

    ▪ Been a part of 5-member team. As a team we have picked a social problem related to health care, swarm together, design, and run experiments to find problem/solution fit ▪ Took Design thinking approach - started with validation of the problem, Market segmentation and sizing ▪ Did in depth Empathy study to understand customers and designed value proposition which helped to pivot the solution to address customer needs ▪ Designed and validated the solution by prototyping and testing it directly with user ▪ Created MVP for the product based on the design thinking process and tested it with the users directly ▪ Prepared business model Canvas based on the solution and value proposition after testing experiments with users

  • FISERV India pvt ltd (2019 - 2021 ) Product SME/Scrum Madter

    Worked as SME for P2P payment product (from Oct 2020 – Sep 2021) ▪ Created Timeline based roadmap which helped to increase ▪ Created BRD, refined features and prioritized User stories for the refines features in JIRA ▪ Managed product backlog and efficiently re-prioritized the backlog for 1500 capacity hours Scrum Master/Delivery Lead (July 2019 – Oct 2020) ▪ Led sprint reviews, daily scrums and planning meetings to realize full team engagement ▪ Coached 4 teams in Agile practices and provided necessary training to create positive mindset to Agile methodologies. Mentored for budding Scrum Masters ▪ One of the Key members in Agile transformation journey. Evangelized Agile as strategic asset of culture and business value, inspiring teams in implementation of new tools including JIRA and Agile techniques ▪ Worked on various metrics to measure the efficiency, performance, reliability of the product. Developed KPI monthly and quarterly data based on the output

  • Scope International(Standard chartered) (2014 - 2019 ) Product SME/Scrum Master

    Product SME/Scrum Master (Oct 2014 – July 2019) ▪ Led Country implementation of core banking product ebbs and Customer onboarding product as SME ▪ Worked in refining UAT test cases and supported banking users in executing the UAT test cases functionally ▪ Participated in workshops with Bank users across countries to understand and implement new product and technology ▪ Developed work-flow charts and diagrams to ensure product team requirements are in sync with technical team understandings ▪ Investigated and corrected or escalated product issues which helped to improve overall delivery quality and reduced delivery times by 10%. ▪ Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations and internal audits. Evaluated function, performance, and design compliance of every product against design standards and customer needs ▪ During my tenor as Scrum Master managed all scrum related activities efficiently

  • Tata Consultancy Services (2009 - 2014 ) Automation Tester

    Member of a quality assurance team (CITI bank credit card) that incorporated best practices with a high level of process maturity. ▪ Analyzed the Test script for Automation Feasibility and developed the script in QTP. Decreased test time by 35%, collaborating with Test Automation to plan effort for each release


Product Management
Automation testing
Functional testing
Agile transformation

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