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Ankit Yadav is a product developer turned into a product manager. Ankit has 3 years of experience building new B2B SaaS products. He is also a computer science graduate from PICT. In his free time, he likes to listen to music and play badminton.
Tell us about yourself!
Hi everyone, I’m Ankit and I’m working as a technical product manager at OST. I am based out of OST’s Pune office. I did my undergrad in computer science from Pune Institute of Computer Technology. I had started my career a while I was in college. I started a business for one and a half years working on backend and frontend development. I was basically working as a full stack developer. After that I had joined Wingify, working again as a full stack developer. I worked very closely with product managers and I later worked as an associate product manager.
My early experience has been in web development. When I started my business, I just started it for fun, just for pocket money, who don’t like pocket money when you’re a student? When I expanded my team, that’s when I realized that making an impact on the users’ life was not happening through services. I thought of building a product but then it didn’t work out because I didn’t have experience in building products. That’s when I realized that if I want to have that sort of experience, that impact on the user’s life, then I either create a product or work on a product. That’s when I decided that I would work on product
Prior to OST, I was working at Wingify on their new products team. I gained tons of product experience there. It was very evident for me to make the jump from web development to product and it ...
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