Ravikanth Boggarapu

Product Manager

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, November 6, 2020

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 4.8
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management


Highly capable product manager with close to 5 years of experience managing all aspects of a product through
its lifecycle ensuring continuous improvement and relevance in the market and to the business


  • Executive MBA in Product Leadership (2019 - Present) Institute of Product Leadership

    The Executive MBA program at the Institute of Product Leadership is an 18-month experiential degree program that focuses on transforming senior professionals & managers into C-suite product executives. The program helps nurture strategic decision making & execution skills as well as the leadership competencies necessary for career path acceleration.

  • Master of Sciences in Physics (2011 - 2013) Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning

  • Bachelor of Sciences in Physics (2008 - 2011) Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning

Work & Experience

  • Startups (2020 - 2020 ) Pro Bono Consultant

    Product Management consulting for stealth mode startups

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (2017 - 2019 ) Product Manager

    Defined product strategy, roadmap, and their execution across internal and external stakeholder teams >Managed concept to launch of virtualization software. Acquired 750+ customers with $30M+ yearly revenue >Decreased operational costs by 20% by optimizing the new product launch and ordering processes. >Improved the adoption rate by 15% by developing a solid GTM strategy for new features and products >Collaborated with pricing, finance teams to devise pricing strategy, forecast revenue, and achieve target margins >Achieved $150M revenue target every year with a consistent growth by launching 10+ new features and products in 2 years

  • Cisco Systems Inc (2016 - 2017 ) Product Manager

    >Upgraded 15+ customers from legacy to new platforms by devising a migration strategy >Improved the platform stability by 17% by collaborating with engineering, support and customer success teams >Decreased the inventory write off costs by 75% by devising an End of life strategy for legacy platforms. >Enabled sales and support teams through customer requests, product collateral and training

  • Vayu Group LLC at Cisco Systems Inc (2015 - 2016 ) Systems Engineer

    >Impressed by my work in this role, cisco offered me the full-time product manager role >Designed and provided optimized network solutions for 70+ customers based on their requirements >Responded to customer RFPs/RFQs and provided solution proposals, helping sales teams to win 30+ customer deals >Assisted product managers in developing sales and marketing collateral >Provided trainings and demos to customers, sales, and partners


Product Management
Pricing Strategy
Product Roadmap
User Research
Product Strategy
Requirement Gathering
Market Analysis
GTM Strategy

Honors & awards

  • 2019 Talentathon Winner

    Winner of the Product Labs talentathon conducted by Insitute of Product Leadership

  • 2017 End of Life Strategy

    Rewarded for a well planned and executed end of life strategy for Cisco\'s legacy products

  • 2016 Sify Network Design and Optimisation

    Rewarded for my contribution in winning Sify, major customer deal for cisco