Rajesh Nerlikar
Skill Score
Professional (3/6)
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Industries
Professional and Business Services
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Evaluated for VP of Product and Consumer PM role archetype
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Skill Progression

CEO

Craft the vision and strategy to realize it for a boutique management consulting firm focused on helping companies make tough product decisions related to vision and strategy, go-to-market, prioritization, hiring and product development / operations.

Principal Product Advisor / Coach

Advising and coaching startup founders, product executives, product team leads and individual PMs on product management best practices, based on our Vision-Led PM framework

Co-Founder

Rebranded co-founder Ben Foster’s original product advisory firm, Foster Innovation, to Prodify and clarified how we help startup founders / CEOs, product executives, product team leads and individual PMs make tough product decisions to advance their business and careers.

Chief Product Advisor / Coach

* Led team of Prodify product advisors / coaches through regular check ins and “summits” to share best practices on coaching and advising
* Advised companies on best practices to find product-market fit, then create explosive growth and sustain a competitive lead
* Coached product managers on the skills they needed to reach their career goals
* Helped companies hire the right product manager based on the situation

Senior Product Advisor / Coach

* Advised companies on best practices to find product-market fit, then create explosive growth and sustain a competitive lead
* Coached product managers on the skills they needed to reach their career goals
* Helped companies hire the right product manager based on the situation

Product Coach

Product Advisor / Coach

Product Coach

Venture Partner

NextGen is the first network-driven venture firm. We back exceptional entrepreneurs through the collective power of the nation’s top founders, funders, and innovation executives. Our network accelerates the success of our portfolio by investing in companies that match the expertise, resources, and connections of our Venture Partners.

www.NextGenVP.com

Product Recruiter

focused on VP Product role

Product Recruiter

placed a new Head of Product

Product Advisor / Coach

Product Recruiter

sourced and placed a Sr PM

Product Advisor

Product Recruiter

Helped screen and place 2 Sr PMs – one patient-facing, one pharmacist-facing

Product Recruiter

sourced and placed a Group Product manager

Product Trainer

Led private training for 15 team members on product vision, strategy, customer discovery and roadmapping

Product Advisor / Coach

* Coached 4 consumer-facing product managers on topics such as product vision and strategy, product launches, growth product management, and managing a team.
* Led 20-person team training on how to apply Vision-Led Product Management across 4 product areas
* Supported product operations transition to becoming more data and outcome driven

Product Advisor and Mentor

Interim VP of Product and Design

Started as a product advisor / coach and stepped into interim executive role to help lead a team of 3 PMs and 2 Designers while also helping the company transition to becoming more product-driven

Degree Programs

MBA, Entrepreneurship / Marketing

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

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