Devika Razdan

Devika Razdan

Director Product Engineering at Blinkit

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    Hi! I am Devika, an avid problem solver product tech leader. A staunch believer of technology led product-growth, I work to scale complex systems and build self organised cross functional teams. I like to think of myself as a system architect whose craft is to build successful products, teams and processes. I talk about technology, product and women in technology and startups. I am happiest building, coaching and mentoring high functioning product engineering teams. I am passionate about building next set of leaders and bring more women to startups!

    About me

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    Seniority

    12 Years

    Hierarchy

    Manager of Managers

    Industry

    Consulting
    Internet
    Computer Software
    Consumer Services
    Retail

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    Experience

    Director Product Engineering

    Blinkit

    Jul 2019 - current

    blinkit (formerly grofers) is India’s leading quick commerce consumption service. It has metamorphosed from EDLP (everyday low prices) next day delivery to an instant consumption business at a blitzscale pace. I am part of our senior engineering leadership team and my learnings have been how to solve hard business problems with technology and data. Over the years I have learnt to marry product thinking into engineering and build self sufficient teams. My experience helps me to talk about how to budget, hire, build and mentor teams, evaluate and manage vendors/services and take build/buy decisions. I have nuanced take on engineering management, leading and coaching, scaling orgs from 0 to 1 to 100, technical debt, product market fit, design trade offs and writing minimal code.

    Solution Architect

    Publicis.Sapient

    Jul 2006 - Jul 2019

    I played the role of trusted technology advisor for our clients C-Suite level. I have spent most of my time in New York while consulting for our clients. My learnings have been around exceptional verbal communication, good writing - both tech and non-tech, designing and writing great architecture artifacts and design trade-offs.

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