Utkarsh Kulkarni
Skill Score
Rookie (2/6)
Non Profit
Building Payday

I’m a product management and technology enthusiast who is passionate about developing products that solve the problems of millions of people. Global exposure in technology start-ups covering go-to-market strategy and product development and international expansion across Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia.
I have diverse leadership experiences across real estate, non-profit sectors, and participated in strategic projects in multiple industries ranging from hospitality, healthtech, and fintech.

Evaluated for Product Manager and Consumer PM role archetype
Performance by Category
Top Skills
Metrics definition Listening Negotiation Writing and presentation Product vision Business model design Market analysis Product roadmap Build vs buy vs partner Feature prioritization Data retrieval Product requirements User journey and personas User research Wireframes and mocks User feedback review Stakeholder alignment Agile methodologies Performance tracking Growth experiments Pricing strategy Market positioning Digital marketing Marketing collateral Distribution planning Relationship building
Skill Progression


Product Management Intern

PayMongo is a YC backed fintech start-up in the Philippines
Creating a Go-to market strategy for a B2B product in Philippines

Strategy Intern

Analysed 8 international markets in Africa and Latin America and recommended expansion plan
Evaluated list of operations for expansion in Nigeria and partnered with 6 Nigerian banks and 2 employment support organisations for distribution of accounting software
Formulated value-added services and channel partner strategies in 8 target markets


Developed and implemented a roadmap with local politicians and other NGOs to admit 55 students in a low-income secondary school providing free education
Organised and incorporated long-term academic plans leading to a growth of 1.2-grade levels in a span of 8 months, greater than city-average growth of 1-grade level in 8 months
Led a team of 4 Teach for India fellows, 50 volunteers from organizations such as Fiat Motors, Deutsche Bank and Symantec to impact 110 children and 200 community members

Senior Executive

Administered the entire chain of procurement for finishing items valuing approximately 15 million USD in real estate projects over an area of 30 million sq ft
Designed cost-effective solutions for the design team and created innovative solutions for the design and construction team by involving vendors

Procurement Executive

Reduced average lead delivery time of finishing items from 4 weeks to 2 weeks across all projects
Procured landscaping materials with savings of USD 4 million
My role involved empanelling of vendors, vendor negotiation, creating and following up of purchase orders of items particularly Indian tiles and marbles which are required at all the projects of Lodha Group in Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad.

Graduate Engineering Trainee

One of the top two Graduates to be selected in Procurement after training
Successfully handed over apartments at an average weekly rate of 3 apartments over a period of two months as a Trainee – higher than the average weekly rate of 1.5 apartments at the site

Degree Programs

MBA Global Program

Master of Business Administration – MBA

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Civil Engineering

Licenses and Certifications

A Design Thinking Approach to Putting the Customer First

Becoming an AI-First Product Leader

Building and Managing Signature Products

Communication for Product Managers

Managing and Working with a Technical Team for Nontechnical Professionals

Product Management: Building a Product Strategy

Technology for Product Managers

Product Management First Steps

Product Management: Customer Development

Product Management: Launching Your Product

Nir Eyal on Creating Habit-Forming Products

Product Management: Building a Product Roadmap

SQL for Non-Programmers

Transitioning to Product Management