Mr. Indian PM
After graduating, started off by exploring a role in operations at a start-up. Got to know about product management, and made the switch to product management in the e-commerce industry after 1.5 years.
Undergrad School: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering
Age: 23, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Served as General Secretary, Technology in undergrad college in a student community of ~7000. Was part of the core organising team of technical fest for ~3 years.1. Reading enthusiast, part of a book club. Volunteer at an NGO focussed on child education.
Title: Associate Product Manager
Length of Employment: 9 mos
Title: Project Manager
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 7 mos
Big Life Wins:
Launched the chat feature, and led a team of around 200 people in the customer support team in my first role. Successfully transitioned into product management, and currently handling sprints of a team of 4 developers. In college, was elected as the General Secretary by the 7000+ student community.
Post MBA Goal:
Short-term: Continue being a product manager, but with a new set of leadership skills. Transition into Big Tech and join a product management team focused on developing inclusive products with positive social impact. Long-term: Tech C-suite or founder/co-founder + join a nonprofit board in the legal services or education space.