Pushpalatha Lakkala

Senior Product Manager

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, October 1, 2021

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 10years
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Management
  • Date of Birth 29th July

Description

• 10+ years of experience in Product management, entrepreneurship and other Software Development Life Cycle functions.
• Have an ability to adapt to new challenges and improve self to achieve organizational and personal excellence.
• Have exhibited highly analytical decision making skills which include strategic decisions taken based on cost-benefit analysis.
• Areas of expertise include Financial management, risk management, stakeholder management and management planning along with strong sense for Personal and organizational values
• Demonstrated high degree of accountability and fostered teamwork to drive superior collaboration
• Positive attitude towards achieving goals with a keen sense of problem-solving.
• Excellent executive communication skills, organization development and people management.
• Excellent Writing and Presentation skills

Specialties: Product Management, Product strategy, Product Vision and Roadmap, User research and experience, Agile Methodology, Team set-up & Leadership, Stakeholder management, Cross functional collaboration, Relationship Management, Market Research & Analysis, metrics driven, Business solutions and planning

Education

  • International Certification in Product Management (2021 - Present) Institute of Product Leadership

    Course covers 5 aspects of Product leadership - fundamentals of Product Management, UX/UI PM, Agile Product Management, Digital Product Management and Product Marketing Management with prime focus on aspects like thought leadership, First principles and Design thinking.

  • Advance Diploma in Multimedia (2001 - 2003) Arena Multimedia

    2D Digital and Vector image development and editing (Illustrator/Photoshop/likes), 2D Animation (Adobe flash to Animate, GIFs), 3D Development (Maya & 3DS Max), Video & Audio editing, HTML, Java Scripting

  • Masters in Commerce (2001 - 2003) Karnataka State Open University

    Specialization in Management Accounting and Human Resource Management

Work & Experience

  • Practo Technologies (2022 - 2023 ) Product Manager

    I Successfully led the implementation of ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Address) in Practo App, improving patient access to health services. Increased Payment Success rates by 4 to 5% through detailed payment metrics analysis and funnel optimization. Identified revenue growth opportunities, contributing an additional INR 2.5 lakhs monthly in consumer payments. Coordinated with cross-functional teams to prioritize product roadmap and execute initiatives on time and within budget. Strengthened vendor relationships, resulting in monthly savings of INR 4+ lakhs.

  • Echelon Software Technologies (2020 - Present ) Product Manager

    Echelon Software Technologies is built to provide software solutions for Real estate industry. As a Product manager, i am responsible for the vision and mission of the product we are developing. I started off as a Product owner, where my responsibilities include collecting requirements and suggestions from end users and convert them into workable requirements for the development team. I am also responsible for maintaining the roadmap and product vision. I actively contribute to the GTM strategy and RTM. I am actively contribute to enhance the sales enablement artifacts and training material. I am in constant communication with Stakeholders to gather business requirements to ensure incremental and iterative development of the product. We are also experimenting Customer Success Management and the ways of implementing the same and future automation.

  • XIPHIAS Immigration (2018 - 2020 ) Project Manager/Editor/SEO Content Writer

    XIPHIAS Immigration (P) Ltd., is an immigration firm which helps investors and individuals to invest or relocate to countries of their choice. At XIPHIAS Immigration , i was involved in preparing the content for the Website, blogs and articles. I took up the responsibility to revamp the website in complete and make it more presentable based on the UX/UI principles and ensuring that the aesthetics are in place. I also took up the responsibility of producing content for sales.

  • CampHalli (2017 - 2020 ) Co- Founder/ Product Strategist

    CampHalli was built with a purpose to provide camping, trekking and farm life experiences to all those looking for a get away from the busy city life. With CampHalli being my brain child, I was part of everything in the business, right from articulating the business need, understanding customer requirements, incremental growth of facilities provided, talking to customers, anchor business partnerships & collaborations with external teams, farmers and other stake holders to make sure every stay in CampHalli was a success. CampHalli did achieve its goals during its run time and also provided employment for local villagers.

  • EarthlyLife Foundation (2015 - 2020 ) Trustee/Author

    This was built to support Natural farming near to Bangalore in a farm there. It supports guidance in Natural farming to local farmers, creating groups to distribute produce and reach out to end consumers

  • Purnapramati (2015 ) Project Manager/Teacher

    Purnapramati is a school which is built to imbibe the virtues from Ancient Sanatana scriptures of India to help build future personalities in to contributing individuals, to inculcate a culture of respect for everything and everyone and develop the quality of humility. Here, i was responsible to bring in experiential learning into the environment. It required me to talk, guide and take teachers into confidence so they are comfortable with the changes introduced into the environment, with the management holding constant open discussions among the teams. I was also responsible for planning and preparing environments and hands on materials for children to explore and experience each learning based on age groups.

  • Certainti.Ai (2024 - 2024 ) Senior Product Manager / Product Owner

    At Certainti.Ai, I was responsible for the complete product development and lifecycle management. During my tenure, I designed comprehensive workflows (both high-level and detailed), and provided detailed guidance within each set roadmap. I also played a key role in building these roadmaps. Given the start-up environment, I wore multiple hats, including those of a product designer and product owner. Active collaboration was essential in our small team, and I guided the team through every step of the development process.

Expertise

Product Management
UX/UI Design
Product Marketing and Sales Enablement
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP or any 2D (image) Design tool
Adobe Animate
Video & Audio editing (Adobe premiere, Adobe After effects, Da Vinci resolve, final cut pro)
Written & Oral Communication
AI Product Management

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