anjali lourda
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Seasoned Professional (4/6)
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Evaluated for Director of Product and Generalist PM role archetype
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Agile methodologies API integration Build vs buy vs partner Business model design Data retrieval Distribution planning Feature prioritization Growth experiments Listening Market analysis Market positioning Metrics definition Negotiation Performance tracking Product requirements Product roadmap Product vision Relationship building Stakeholder alignment User feedback review User journey and personas User research Wireframes and mocks Writing and presentation
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Experience

SENIOR MANAGER – DIGITAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

• Spearheaded the successful launch of SpendSmart, a revolutionary personal finance app from Amex, from conception to market introduction
• Achieved remarkable user acquisition of 5000 within first month post-launch, purely on product merit, without marketing initiatives.
• Championed the integration of SpendSmart with Plaid, augmenting secure aggregation of user financial data fromvarious institutions.
• Directed cross-functional teams, fostering collaboration between engineers, designers, and analysts for a seamless user experience.
• Incorporated cutting-edge features like real-time transaction categorization, personalized budgeting,
• Initiated and facilitated the integration of SpendSmart with Plaid, a leading financial data platform, enhancing the app’s ability to securely access and aggregate user financial information from various institutions, thereby providing users with comprehensive financial insights.
• Pioneered a user-first finance app, integrating 8 services, boosting account access and reducing errors by 30%.
• Led cross-functional teams in product development, collaborating with engineers, designers, and analysts to create a seamless user experience that simplified budgeting, expense tracking, and financial goal-setting.
• Implemented innovative features such as real-time transaction categorization, personalized budgeting recommendations, and credit score monitoring, enhancing user engagement and satisfaction.
• Leveraged data-driven insights to refine product features and drive

SENIOR PRODUCT OWNER

• Pioneered AWS technology-based product development independently, directing cross-functional teams of over 15 members.
• Implemented data-driven solutions to identify and address core issues, leading to successful project outcomes.
• Decreased application processing times by 60% by integrating with third-party services, automating manual processes.
• Cut down support ticket resolution time by 40% through the provision of detailed documentation and FAQs.
• Lowered app crashes by 25% through rigorous testing and bug resolution before launch.

ENTERPRISE PRODUCT MANAGER

• Owned the product vision, roadmap, and managed backlog in JIRA to deliver modernization workflow SaaS application throughout the product lifecycle.
• Liaisoned between business leaders and the technology community, capturing business requirements as
user stories as a part of product development and delivery
• Documented artifacts to identify request and response parameters for SOAP, JSON and REST API services .
• Conducted technical problem solving, data gathering and analysis
• Conveyed the product vision to the team and lead them in following scrum best practices using my knowledge and skills as a Product Owner and Scrum Master

AGILE PRODUCT OWNER

• Created and maintained the solution vision, roadmap, and backlog of work through the project’s life cycle.
• Efectively negotiated sprint goals with the team, which resulted in slashing delivery time by 25% in a single quarter.
• Liaisoned between business leaders and the technology community, capturing business requirements as user stories
• Led solution & designing sessions (JAD & JAR) involving cross-functional teams
• Created UML for business process modeling using Visio including current state & future state (As-Is/To-Be) analysis

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER

• Liaised with 10+ departments to gather complex requirements & business rules including 200+ approvers, 100s of requests and 20+ role types.
• Owned the product vision, roadmap, and managed backlog in JIRA to deliver modernization workflow SaaS application that reduced request submission times by 92% and approval times by 40%
• Clearly articulated the business need to the technical team through functional specifications including the interaction between systems and APIs which ensured quick approval by even non-technical stakeholders

MANAGER OF PRODUCT ENGINEERING

• Owned the product roadmap and met 95% of all deadlines by working closely with the technical team to proactively identify and mitigate any roadblocks.
• Delivered a 97% bug-free release by writing clear specifications and keeping technical and non-technical teams connected to each other while working towards the product goals in the modernization of the SaaS
application.
• Enhanced per site revenue by 15% by planning 2-week sprints and clearly articulating features in the product vision to engineering through eficient backlog management
• Reduced manual effort by 90% and increased the efficiency of deployment by 95%

DIRECTOR – PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

• Led the development of a new SaaS Healthcare Radiology Information Product for clinical reporting and billing which increased revenue by 35% in the first year
• Translated business user concepts and ideas into comprehensive business requirements and design documents. Identified ongoing issues and gaps within project plans, in order to eliminate implementation issues

Degree Programs

MBA – IT

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