Sameer Gupta

Product Manager at Amazon India (Marketplace Expansion & New Initiatives) || IIM Bangalore Alumnus

Bengaluru Area, India

Amazon

1400 /30mins

Short Biography

Seasoned Product Manager having solid 3.5+ years work-experience across US based MNCs and Indian startups in roles ranging from product/tech to practically everything under the sun to get a a business up and running. I like discussing new product ideas & am comfortable with hands-on day-to-day problem solving, implementing quick and effective action plans to meet short term priorities. As a Product enthusiast and a working Product Manager, setting the long-term vision and road map for products comes naturally to me.

Experience

Product Manager, Amazon

Mar 2015 to Present

Customer/Seller Insight & Innovation: I am deeply entrenched with customer/seller insights. My team develops innovative product solutions that are grounded in a deep understanding of customer needs. Product Delivery: Defining and owning my team’s short and long-term product roadmap, including business cases, user stories, customer experience, and rapid delivery in an Agile environment Business Growth: Managing the complete business of my product area including establishing key metrics, setting and meeting goals on customers, customer engagement, and retention Cross-Functional Partnership: Fostering tight partnerships with engineering, marketing and business development, and customer support Communication: Proactively communicating my teams' plans and accomplishments in written narratives to ensure alignment with senior leadership Developing the overall product vision and objectives by understanding customer/seller needs, pain points and Amazon's business objectives. Defining product features by 'thinking like a customer/seller' and diving deep into details to improve customer/seller/user experience. Working with cross-functional teams especially with Software Development, UX/UI designers, Legal/Tax, Channels Support, etc. Creating business requirement documents (BRDs) to translate customer needs and problems to be solved into business requirements that can be used to build new products. Creating the overall product launch roadmap and plan for execution. Defining metrics for product success and take lead in driving multiple stakeholders to implement product features and achieve improvement in these metrics. Driving product adoption and refining products basis first hand user feedback obtained from market research.

Founder, Tadkainlife.com

Jun 2014 to Jul 2016

Travel blog site focused at getting travelogues, humor and crowd-sourced articles on a variety of topics ranging from photography to college antics.

Business Technology Associate, ZS Associates

Jun 2011 to Oct 2016

Education

PGDM (MBA), IIM Bangalore

May 2013 to Mar 2015

B.Tech (Electronics & Communication), VNIT Nagpur

Jun 2007 to Jun 2011

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