Vigneshwara Sabarinath Shanmugam

Associate Director - Program Management

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, October 14, 2022

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 9
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Date of Birth 30/05/1990


I have an overall experience of 9 years – with 6+ years of experience in various roles such as digital product management, new product development, client account management, business strategy development, program management, partnership & alliances, team handling, and market research. Before doing MBA from IIM Bangalore, I was working as SAP ABAP developer at Deloitte for 3 years.

In my recent stint, I led product strategy and operations for the alternate business channel vertical of BYJU’S. Prior to this, I owned digital product strategy and roadmap for the electric utilities vertical of Wipro and built domain-based solutions. Also, I am a certified SAFe POPM.

I have been on a 6-month career break for personal reasons and now I am actively looking for an opportunity to join work immediately.


  • PGDM (MBA Equivalent) (2014 - 2016) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

  • B.E. Computer Science and Engineering (2007 - 2011) College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University

Work & Experience

  • BYJU'S (2022 - 2022 ) Associate Director - Program Management

    I lead strategy & operations for the Alternate Business Channel vertical of BYJU’S that includes Corporate channel, 3rd party FOS channel, and Schools channel. I ideated and launched 2 products, analyzed customer journey metrics and customer feedback to remove friction points and improve adoption and hence increasing the number of paid users. I collaborate with cross-functional teams and business heads to ensure smooth execution of product strategy to achieve the planned outcomes.

  • Wipro (2016 - 2022 ) Global Business Manager

    I owned product strategy and roadmap for the electric utilities vertical of Wipro. Conducted extensive brainstorming discussions with the stakeholders from different departments on the clients’ side and also the clients’ customers to understand pain points & frictions in a few selected processes. I worked with domain experts and developers to build various domain-based solutions for the clients. I was also a client engagement manager handling a UK-based utility client before I took up the product owner role.

  • Deloitte (2011 - 2014 ) Business Technology Analyst

    I was an SAP ABAP developer. I developed ABAP codes to bring various enhancements to the SAP product as per the client\'s requirements. Also, I had written codes to automate interfaces between legacy and SAP systems during migration projects.


Product Management
Program Management
Team Leadership
Growth Strategy
Strategy Development
C-level relationship building
Cross-functional team collaboration
Cross-cultural team management
Excel and Powerpoint
Agile Methodologies