SHIVANAND VELMURUGAN


Vancouver, British Columbia | +1(778)-881-2468 | shiv@shiv.me | LinkedIn

Effective Product Leader with experience in design and development of software products. An inquisitive problem-solver that drives decisions based on a data-driven first-principles approach. Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills. Adept in building and working with high-performing engineering teams. Demonstrated success in tackling hard engineering problems and delivering products and solutions that have an impact on the organization.

Key Strengths

Strategic Thinking | Connecting People | Leadership & Mentoring

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GE DIGITAL, Burnaby, British Columbia 2017-2019

Staff Technical Product Manager

Reporting to the Director of Product, accountable for two key GE Digital products: Predix Studio and Predix AppEngine. Target markets include GE business verticals of power, mining, aviation, and healthcare. Total addressable revenue potential: 100M+.

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ERICSSON INC. (HCL Axon Technologies, Redback Networks) Burnaby, British Columbia 2007-2017

Progressive career and reporting structures, beginning with Redback Networks as Senior Software Engineer, moving into Team Lead and Product Owner.

Product Owner (2014-2017)

Reporting to a Senior Manager, defined vision, strategy and roadmap for next-gen declarative application development on IPOS product line.

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Engineer/Architect (2007-2016)

Reporting to a Senior Manager, led and managed diverse projects and product improvement initiatives including core infrastructure, configuration management, and license management.

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PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Novell Inc, Bangalore, India, Senior Software Engineer (2006-2007)

HCL Technologies (Cisco Partner), Chennai, India, Lead Engineer (2002-2006)

Intec Solutions, Chennai, India, Software Engineer (2001-2002)

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Bachelor of Technology, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, India

Disruptive Strategy Certificate, Clayton Christensen, Harvard School of Business Online

SKILLS

Proven expertise in product management, architecture and design of high-performance and high-scale industrial software, databases and IP operating systems. Expert in C and C++, with an emphasis on development in embedded systems.