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Vice President, Product Development Resume

Austin, TX


Hands - on Software Executive with extensive experience in solving complex challenges, history of leading architecture, design and development of software as a service (SaaS) and enterprise software products. A motivating leader and a mentor who excels at guiding others to achieve professional and personal growth with a solid experience in leading geographically distributed development teams.



Vice President of Engineering/Engineering Consultant

  • Oversaw the product development, QA, deployment and management of AlignStar SaaS application.
  • Established processes and procedures for development, QA and deployment of AlignStar.
  • Evaluated technologies and ensure the needs of our business, products, and customers are met.
  • Helped define and deliver on the product roadmap.
  • Successfully passed Salesforce.com security review to list AlignStar in AppExchange.
  • Delivered the “Minimal Viable Product” ahead of schedule.
  • Implemented a “Beta Program” for prospective on-premise customers moving to cloud.

Confidential,Austin, TX

Vice President, Product Development

  • Led product development, QA and IT for developing and deploying drillMap, a leading SAAS solution for Oil and Gas industry to provide insight into market activities.
  • Help with feature development, provide technical direction, trouble shoot and resolve production issues.
  • Helped implement Agile practices.
  • Revamped technology stack and incorporated Micro Service Architecture.
  • Reduced Manual data acquisition process by 70% by introducing automation.
  • Managed relationship with technology partners such as BetaZi.
  • Successfully integrated engineering and data QA teams to release SAAS software and market data updates to customers with improved quality.
  • Augmented engineering organization with offshore engineering and QA staff while at DrillMap.
  • Successfully delivered “Field Manager” mobile application for a pilot project for ConocoPhilips.
  • Migrated the SAAS application from ViaWest to OnX datacenter.
  • Oversaw US and Indian Offshore engineering teams at Drillmap/Accend.

Confidential,Austin, TX

CEM Product Unit Engineering Lead

  • Managed an engineering organization comprising of 160 direct and indirect reports geographically distributed across US, Canada, Germany, and India.
  • Chaired the Architecture Review Team consisting of architects across CEM products.
  • Provided strategic consultation, management, and operational support to Product Management, Sales, and Customer Support Organizations.
  • Drove adoption of common standards such as REST API and Cloud adoption across product groups in CEM Product Unit.
  • Worked with Customer support and manage escalations.
  • Led the HTML5 UI development of the WEM Presentation Services UI and Tempo Social.
  • Led cross product integrations among Vignette Products.
  • Coordinated development activities across Sydney, Canada, Austin and Hyderabad through multiple major and minor releases across the CEM product suite.
  • Built, mentored and managed the Architecture, Development and QA teams in India.
  • Adopted and helped implement Agile development practices.
  • As Lead architect of Portal Product, responsible for overall product architecture and technical direction.
  • Chosen to represent Company in the WSRP 2.0 OASIS Technical Committee to help drive the specification.
  • Developed prototypes and led implementation of the WSRP & JSR 286 Portlet specifications in Portal.
  • Integral part of a team of architects and developers of Vignette Content Management (VCM) product, led and implemented various sub systems of VCM such as deployment agent, job engine.
  • Played a key role in the strategy of embedding an application server for VCM.
  • Played a significant role in the architecture and development of StorySever Product, specifically, the plugin modules for IIS, NetScape, Apache WebServers and the Observation Management System (OMS).

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