Pankaj Gahlot

Senior Specialist QE @ LTIMindtree | Executive MBA | Product Management | CSPO

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, January 27, 2024

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 17
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Date of Birth 05 July 1982

Description

Leveraging 15+ years of industry experience in QA and the strategic insights gained through my Executive MBA, I’m eager to transition into a Product Leadership role. I possess a strong foundation in Product Owner principles, Product Management frameworks, and Product Lifecycle Management best practices.

I’m a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with a passion for Agile methodologies. My commitment to quality and customer focus aligns perfectly with the product development lifecycle.

I’m excited to contribute by:

  • Leading product strategy and vision
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Championing a user-centric approach
  • Driving successful product launches

 

Highlights relevant skills: Mentions Product Owner, Product Management, Product Lifecycle Management, CSPO, and Agile methodologies.

Institute of Product Leadership Bangalore, India Executive MBA Capstone Project: ParamSukh | Project Manager

“ParamSukh: Luxury Restrooms, Redefined Comfort.”

July 2023 – December 2024

  • Role and Responsibilities:
  • Spearheaded the development of ParamSukh, a network of luxury toilet lounges in crowded commercial areas of Bangalore.
  • Conducted comprehensive market research and validation to identify the critical need for hygienic public restrooms.
  • Oversaw the design and construction of luxury toilet lounges, ensuring high standards of hygiene and regular maintenance.
  • Established strategic partnerships with local businesses and property owners to secure lounge locations.
  • Developed a subscription model and pricing strategy to drive significant revenue growth.
  • Led a cross-functional team in the execution of project milestones, ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Achievements:
  • Market Validation: Identified a target market of 10 million users with a serviceable obtainable market (SOM) of 3 million. Stakeholder Engagement: Successfully pitched the project to stakeholders, resulting in positive feedback and potential partnerships.
  • Operational Excellence: Ensured regular maintenance and high standards of hygiene in all lounges, enhancing user satisfaction.
  • Revenue Projections: Developed a robust financial model projecting substantial revenue growth through subscription and pay-per-use models.

Education

  • Executive MBA (2023 - Present) Institute Of Product Leadership

    Become a cross functional leader in the context of business, market, customer, product & innovation. The Executive MBA from IPL helps Me master the art of storytelling, stakeholder management, influencing without authority, negotiation and application of Generative AI in practical product management scenarios. Learn by Doing it right through experiential learning led by industry’s top decision makers as faculties and executive coaches, and pursue India’s best MBA for working professionals in product leadership.

  • M.S In Networking & Telecomunication (2005 - 2006) International Institute of Information Technology

    Master of Science In Advanced Networking and Telecommunication.

  • B.E. In Information Technology (2001 - 2005) R.I.E.T. Jaipur

    Bachelor of Engineering In Information Technology.

Work & Experience

  • LTIMindtree (2017 - Present ) Senior Specialist - Quality Engineering

    Senior Specialist - Quality Engineering in network Testing domain Role as Testing Manager.

  • Wipro Technology (2015 - 2017 ) Test Lead

    Test Lead In network Testing. Role Team Lead.

  • Alcatel Lucent ltd (2010 - 2015 ) Technical Lead

    Technical Lead working in Network Testing Role Technical Lead

  • VeryX Technology (2007 - 2010 ) Senior Software Engineer

    Worked in Network testing

Expertise

Network Testing, TCP/IP Protocol
Product Management
UX Research
Value Propositions
Go-to-Market Strategy
Generative AI

Honors & awards

  • 2023 CSPO

    Certified Scrum Product Owner

  • 2023 Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals