Unlocking Platform Thinking: Key Platform Product Management Perspectives
21 April 2021 | 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM  IST | Online

For successful product companies looking to scale beyond traditional sweet-spots, the transition to a platform has become an integral part of their growth strategy (to stay competitive!).  Building out scalable platforms and creating customer value needs a fundamental shift in underlying product management and engineering principles.   To drive this, platform product management has emerged both as an area expertise and a community of practice to enable sustainable platform growth.   This session will unpack the “building blocks” that can foster platform thinking at your organization and drive the shift towards platform product management. 


What do you need to bring along?

  • An open mind
  • Curiosity and questions 
Key Takeaways
  • Introduction to Platform and Platform Thinking
  • Building Blocks of Platform Product Management
  • Stories (case examples) from the trenches


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Roopa Jayaraman
Senior Vice President



Roopa is currently  SVP of Product/Platform at Odessa, a global leader in asset finance software. Roopa is passionate about building enterprise products and platforms and is focused on bridging the “strategy-execution” gap in B2B product space.  Over the years, she has partnered with leadership teams to a) Define product and platform roadmaps, R&D initiatives and GTM strategies b) Drive execution of roadmaps with focus on customer value creation c) Deliver product operational excellence at scale, leveraging smart practices and metrics (OKR, Agile, Lean etc.).  She has diverse leadership experience in enterprise software and product companies - start-ups and global enterprises - across BFSI, Fintech/Lending, ECM/BPM, low-code platforms, across multiple geographies.  As the India chair of "Women @ Odessa" she committed to driving diversity/inclusion initiatives and achieving gender equity for women in product and technology.


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