Shesh Vasudevamurthy

Career Milestones

23 years of experience in Product Management, Strategy Consulting and Engineering spanning across US and India, across MNCs to SMBs to early stage start-up. His enterprise experiences include Walmart, Amazon, Cisco, Groupon, Ericsson, Netgear. He is proud to have served as Site Leader and Head of Products for Competitive Pricing & Marketing Intelligence at Amazon & Walmart and Groupon APAC (CPO) . Startup experiences include Lemnisk (CPO) and as Co-founder and CPO of Xervmon.

As part of Finance Club Event (Feb 2020) of IIT Kanpur, I was a Keynote speaker on ”Idea to Product and Product Management”. I have also conducted "Product Thinking Workshop" (250+ attendees) at Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES'2019) at IIT Kharagpur. I have also been a Judge, Panelist at industry events such as Product Leaders Forum (PLFBLR 2019), IIT Kanpur (eSummit ‘15, ‘16) and IIM Bangalore (Eximus ‘2018).

Organization and You

Product Consulting and Executive Coaching gives me an opportunity to engage with Executives and Senior Leadership and also help PM aspirants. As a Startup Mentor, advising budding Entrepreneurs and equip them with learnings I got from my journey being part of multiple startups in US, Singapore and India.

Core Competencies

Negotiation (internal and external stakeholders), Customer empathy, Empowerment and Delegation (as Product leader with a team)

Go to food for thought

Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri ;

How the Mighty Fall by Jim Collins (Great Book for Product Leaders and Entrepreneurs) ;

Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore.

Newsletter from Rich Mironov (my Mentor whom I first met at ProductCamp SiliconValley, an Product UnConference he started)

Favorite Products

  • LinkedIn (varied use-cases with member trust baked into company values and core product philosophy)
  • Amazon (Alexa and Audible)
  • Google Translate (Linguistics in my passion and language is the next barrier we need to break in next-gen Products)

Inspiration List

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