Saurabh is a young professional with extensive experience in product management, business strategy and growth. He’s been part of start-ups, multinational corporations, as well as the not-for-profit sector in domains including payments, e-commerce, ed-tech, media and content space where he worked & led teams to build products of great impact.
Currently, he leads the Consumer Mobile Platform/App & Web Platform to deliver user delight for 260M+ customers across 200+ markets at global payments leader, PayPal. In past, was part of the initial Product team at one of India’s most known startup, Paytm during early & growth year journey of 10M to 200M+ customers. He also led product & business at Careers360 (India’s well known Ed-Tech media startup) and had his start-up stints at Technox & N3uron amongst others.
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Talent Management Consultant
Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
\- One among 5 AIESEC Representatives (all over India) for AIESEC India-LinkedIn Partnership.
\- Led LinkedIn value prop communication in end to end recruitment cycle partnering with Talent Management & various universities.
Mar 2015 - Oct 2016
Part of the initial core Product team at Paytm during early & growth years journey from 10M to 200M+ users, led multiple key Consumer and Seller facing products driving performance, growth, and engagement for Paytm.
(1) Promotions Management Platform (Paytm Cashback): Built platform powering Paytm's well discussed and appreciated Cashback Programs! Extended the platform to serve as key component of the Fraud Prevention System.
(2) Merchant & Customer Scoring (Karma Scores): Building machine driven algorithms to calculate, predict and drive informed decision making across Paytm Platforms for its Merchant & Consumer Base with Paytm Labs (Paytm's Data Science division based in Toronto, Canada)
(3) Paytm Offline Initiatives (Assisted E-commerce); Seller/Brand Performance Management: Seller Analytics and Recommendation Dashboard, Seller Communication, Reviews and Ratings Ecosystem.
(4) Paytm Business Alliances: Product Lead for high-value marketing and business alliances projects which exponentially increased Paytm's reach to every household (Movies, brands like Pepsi, Coke, Bourbon, Snickers)
Manager-Products and Digital
Mar 2013 - Mar 2015
Multiple Hats. Led product & business as part of the core team to build data-based predictive tools/services, Main Content/News Website, Print publications & Ed-Tech e-commerce division.
\- End-to-end product lifecycle & management. Setting up of the Student Counselling division, built the e-commerce portal (mycareers360.com) & brought in key partnerships with brands in the education domain like Bansal Classes, Resonance etc.
\- Contributing Author for both digital as well as print magazine with reach to millions of readers including Education Policy Makers & the Government. Worked on University Rankings & was Editor of India's first social media ranking for Indian Universities, Socioversity.
Mar 2013 - Oct 2014
Aimed at being a one-stop destination for all resources, support, mentorship and tools/software for individuals and teams at an initial stage of Product Development/fundraising.
'n3uron' (pronounced neuron), is a next-generation chain of state of the art workhouse around start-up hubs around the world with an ecosystem to attract individuals with creative potential, featuring equipment and high performance computing power for consumer bases such as, new start-ups requiring high performance computers, 2D/3D designers, image artists, robotics researchers, young animation and movie studios, music artists, physical computing enthusiasts, architects and academic researchers in varied streams of sciences.
Head-Strategy & Operations (Founding Team)
Jan 2010 - Mar 2013
Led strategy & operations. Key Responsibilities included overall coordination of operational strategy and project delivery. Designed business policies and engagement methods to involve students and professionals across domains nationally and globally.
We are an international organization conceived and designed by a group of highly motivated and cogent people willing to bring the much needed revolution in the field of technical advancements. It is monitored and guided by a group of highly experienced and proficient professionals of firms like Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Google, Yahoo, Mozilla Firefox, Openoffice.org etc. having global repute to support and benefit the students. The competitions and student organizations are provided with technical sponsorship depending on their area of specialization and size of the organization by Technox. Visit us at www.technox.org
National Support Team, Innovations @ AIESEC India/ NST Exchange Development @ AIESEC Czech Republic
Aug 2011 - Feb 2012
National Support Team-Operations and Innovations, AIESEC India (Headquartered at Mumbai)
National Support Team, AIESEC Czech Republic (Headquartered at Prague)
Feb 2010 - Jan 2012
\- Led Social Development Projects & Partnerships team managing a team of 35+
\- Strategising, building and selling the core product of AIESEC i.e. International Exchanges.
\- Planning and delivery of Corpo-social events, CSR activities and involving city youth for the same.
\- Client Relation & Media Management