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“ISB a hotbed for technology and innovation in product management” Professor Ram Thirumalai

“ISB a hotbed for technology and innovation in product management” Professor Ram Thirumalai
August 11, 2019, Hyderabad: ISB’s Business Technology Club organised a two-day Product Conclave 2019, here at the ISB campus, which culminated today evening. It is a first-of-its-kind event centred around technology and innovation in product management. ISB is known for giving a perfect launch-pad for disruptive innovators and product managers. From technology pioneers such as Google and Microsoft to the latest unicorns such as Uber and Freshworks, majority of the companies have regularly visited ISB to hunt for the best talent to improve their Product Think Tanks. Product Management is the one of the most sought after job in the ISB campus.
The theme for Product Conclave 2019 was ‘Product for the next billion users’, which brought togetherindustry heads discussing the emerging trends in technology for product development through sessions focusing on - “Product for the next billion users”, “Hyper-personalization: the good and the bad” and “Intelligent Economies: AI Products for transforming Industries and society”.
Professor Rambhadran Thirumalai, Associate Dean, Indian School of Business, in his address, said: “ISB is growing as a hotbed for technology and innovation in product management as many of the companies annually visit ISB to pick up talent in the talent management space”.
Mr Senthil Kanthaswamy, Director of Product Management, Freshworks (Who enabled Freshworks’ growth from Zero to $100 million AAR in just eight years), spoke about Freshworks’ journey to join the unicorn club (at a valuation of $1.5 billion) and its plan for IPO, which contributes towards making India a Product Nation.
A very informative and thought-provoking panel discussion on ‘Hyder-personalisation of products: the good and the bad” was also held, which had the participation of Mr Ajay Datta, Head of Product, LinkedIn India; Mr Rohan Sahu, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Paysafe India; Mr Manish Mittal, Principal Programme Manager, Microsoft; Ms Shreshta Chowdary, Chief Product Officer, StalkBuyLove. As part of the conclave, there were also product workshops, product case competition and product Masterclass conducted, which were spread across two days.


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