Gowtham S

Senior Product Owner

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, April 21, 2023

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 11 Years 6 Months
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Date of Birth 04/04/1990


Goal-oriented product management professional with distinguished
overall experience of 11 years in software development and proven
leadership experience of 5 years in product management by
managing HCM SaaS Product, Life insurance and Non life (Property
and Casualty) insurance products.
Expert in managing B2B products, SaaS Products, Low code platform
and practicing extensively to manage B2C products.
Expert in drafting product vision , product strategy and subsequent
short term goals for the product.
Expert in making data driven decisions to scale up the product and
prioritize user needs.
Have proven experience in Product Roadmap Planning.
Have a good hands-on in on-boarding new clients to the product
Expert in gathering feedback from clients and converting it into
requirements that generate value to the product.
Have a good hands-on in calculating yearly budgets for each
customers and planning the deliverables accordingly.
Expert in planning and implementing Risk Assessments prior ahead
to all the important deliverables.
Expert in making customers happy by ensuring right deliverables
delivers at right time


  • EMBA (2022 - Present) Institute of Product Leadership

  • BE Computer Science (2007 - 2011) Anna University

Work & Experience

  • Xebia (2023 - Present ) Senior Product Owner

    Owning and prioritizing product backlog of communication cluster (one among the 4 cluster in the product called \AXON\). Working closely with more than 15 customers. Doing extensive user studies to understand customer needs and identify current gaps in the product. Drafting product vision and goals by deeply analyzing the budget, customer expectation, market need and product enhancement. Achieving >100% delivery reliability consistently by data driven planning. Prioritizing customer requirements using proven techniques like MoSCoW, ICE Score, RICE Technique etc. Managing implementation of new features by outlining plans and specifications such as how, where and when each component would work. Coordinating with developers to implement the requirements and motivating them to achieve clients\' goals. Drafting user experience surveys for the completed requirements. Aligning company goals with customer expectations and develop mutual satisfaction. Building good relationships with customers and community to establish long-term business growth.

  • ADP (2019 - 2022 ) Product Management Consultant

    ⦁ Worked closely with Multiple clients (Capstone, River Advisory, Lexmark, Golds Gym and so on) to understand their expectations and pain points and convert them into product requirements. ⦁ Worked closely with Directors to create Product vision, Product goal and Product Roadmap for the product “Time Next Gen”. ⦁ Effectively prioritizing the items using techniques like MoSCoW, ICE score and Rice methods. ⦁ Worked closely with the Implementation team for smooth onboarding after our product goes live to a new client for the first time. ⦁ Conducted feedback sessions often with the clients and IC team for the recently deployed MVPs to understand the voice of customers. ⦁ Helped the team in solving complex problems by understanding its functional impact. ⦁ Worked with Mobile Team Product owners to make sure both the Web app and Mobile app are on the same page.

  • UHG (2015 - 2019 ) Senior Software Engineer

    Worked with project managers, developers, quality assurance and customers to resolve technical issues. Worked with software development and testing team members to design and develop robust solutions to meet client requirements for functionality, scalability and performance. Reviewed project specifications and designed technology solutions that met or exceeded performance expectations. Attended PI sessions and grooming sessions to understand project requirements. Analysed the capabilities/Features/User stories and come up with a high level of estimations. Designed the project architecture and mentoring junior developers.

  • HCL (2011 - 2015 ) Software Engineer

    Developed clear specifications for project plans using customer requirements. Analyse the requirements develop the product. Upgraded MIO services with a functional enhancement in each release following strict agile methodology life cycle.


Product Strategy
Product Roadmap Planning
Stakeholder Management
Customer Feedback/Survey

Skill Portfolio

Honors & awards

  • 2019 Bright Idea Award

    ⦁ Proposed and implemented Automatic file uploader windows service that reduced the time to upload reports from 10 days(manual upload) to 1 hour. This saved $150000 per year in the budget. I have received a “Bright Idea” award for the same from UHG.

  • 2013 Live wire Award

    Best Performer

  • 2015 Best Project in Microsoft IT

    Best project award to MIO