Dhana Shunmugasundram

Dhana Shunmugasundram

Director of Engineering at Clari

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  • Tuesday 28th Mar10:00 PM

I am an experienced engineering leader with a proven track record of delivering many high quality user-centered solutions. I am a deep believer of creating highly functional and collaborative teams by using the simple power of observation and maintaining a continuous feedback loop. As someone who loves learning, time passes by really quickly when I am deep in problem solving conversations. My interest in economics, social psychology, and science enables me to collaborate effectively with people in finance, legal, product, taxes, user experience and dig deeper into proposed technical architecture. I also enjoy optimizing my team's performance - from giving them the agency to solve problems to coaching individual contributors.

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15 Years


Manager of Managers


Financial Services / Fintech
Computer Software

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Director of Engineering


Jul 2022 - current

Focusing on improving team execution from designing and developing products to rolling out features that actually is leveraged by customers.

Director of Engineering

Momentive (formerly SurveyMonkey)

Apr 2015 - Jul 2022

- Collaborated with cross functional partners such as Product, Marketing, Finance, UX and BI to drive a product development from ideation to productizing. - Improved internal processes within the team to standardize product development and deployment workflow to reduce developer friction. - Led efforts to standardize Billing workflows as a platform that can be utilized by other SurveyMonkey entities such as Wufoo and Usabilla. - Led engineering execution of package and pricing migration of SurveyMonkey's core offering without affecting business continuity. - Managed migration of Billing applications from an on-prem data center to AWS with a focus on reliability and scalability. - Led efforts to reengineer the subscription purchase workflow to allow for rapid prototyping and A/B testing. First A/B test launched improved subscription conversion rates by 4%. - Led efforts to engineer a team based credits system that allowed Enterprise customers to pre-purchase research credits to be used at a later point within the SurveyMonkey ecosystem. - Provide technical and career guidance to engineers.

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