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INDIA Spm summit

IIM Bangalore, Bannerghatta road, Bengaluru | 14th & 15th Feb 2019

Indian SPM Summit 2019 is the inaugural edition organised by ISPMA in India. ISPMA is a not- for- profit industry body of software product management professionals and thought leaders with an impressive list of industry leaders & professors as fellow members.

The global Software Product Management Summit brings together experts from the industry and academia and practitioners to exchange insights and best practices. With India’s growing prominence as the startup nation and the power house for many of the best  software products in the world, ISPMA has decided to hold the SPM Summit in India as well.

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore  (IIMB), one of the top business schools in the world, is co-hosting the SPM Summit in India along with ISPMA. One of the key highlights of the India SPM summit is the celebration of excellence in software product management.

Professor Rahul De, Chair, Centre for Software and IT Management at IIM Bangalore, states, “Of late, Indian IT firms and start-ups are focusing strongly on developing software products, both for Indian as well as international markets. Having a leading industry association hold a summit in Bangalore will go a long way in enhancing these efforts”. 

Meet a community of professionals and enjoy networking and learning!

Our Key Speakers

Michael A. Cusumano

He is the Sloan management review distinguished professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Director of Swipe Sumo Technologies Pvt Ltd. A fellow member of ISPMA global chapter. He is a globally renowned thought leader and a distingushed author including books like”Microsoft Secrets”.

Hans-Bernd Kittlaus

He is the chairman of ISPMA e.v. He is founder of InnoTivum Consulting. He is a trainer, coach and consultant for both corporate IT organisations and companies in a number of industries. “Software Product Management: The ISPMA-Compliant Study Guide and Handbook” (with Samuel Fricker, Springer 2017).

D.N Prahlad

He is the chairman of Surya Soft and Edgeverve. He is also an independent director on the board of Infosys. A graduate from Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

Haragopal Mangipudi

He is the board member of ISPMA. Founder of Gunaka Consulting, Co- founder of finUNO. A distinguished alumnus awardee from IIM Bangalore. He is the conference chair of ISPMA India Summit.

Zornitsa Nikolova

She is a co-founder and managing partner of Leanify Ltd. – a company focused on Lean and Agile training, mentoring, and coaching. Zornitsa has an extensive experience in software product development both in large enterprises and at startups. An extended board member of ISPMA e.v.

Scott Miller

He is the Director of Software Pricing and Monetization, CGI. He brings over 15 years of corporate and senior consulting pricing experience. He has previously conducted pricing webinars with the ISPMA and is also a CPA and CMA (Certified Management Accountant)

Thomas Steinborn

He is a VP in product management at Talend.


Conference & workshops

Get to know more details on the program agenda. Session timings subject to change* based on speaker availability.

Excellence Awards

Celebrating Software Product Management excellence is a highlight of the India Summit.

Excellence in SPM is a key success factor in industries delivering software intensive products or packaged software, and in companies offering services based on software and IT.

To know more about award selection criteria: SPM Excellence Awards