A practitioners’ view of the opportunities and challenges of large and small product
companies: Small and large software product companies differ on multiple factors like
funding/investments, process maturity, vintage of the product suite, depth and width of
competencies, business / numbers’ rigor, customer base etc. However, there surely are many good software product management practices which are worth learning from each other. This session is to explore some of these from a business leader / practitioner’s point of view.
Hara Mangipudi is the CEO of finUNO (www.finuno.com). He is a career software product professional, with over two and a half decades of building and growing enterprise software products and businesses across the six continents. He helped a few hundred global banks in their transformation journey in the past two decades. Hara was part of the core leadership at Infosys and the global head of Finacle till Oct 2014. He was associated with Finacle® right from its inception and led its successful journey to global leadership – under his stewardship, Finacle® was rated high on top, as the leader amongst its global peers like SAP and ORACLE. Hara co-created finUNO®, world’s first multimodal intelligent financial assistant. A distinguished Alumni awardee of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB), Hara is passionate about teaching and grooming global business leaders. Hara is an avid speaker in various global forums and he also partnered with global industry bodies like EFMA and BAI (USA) in promoting innovation in the banking and fintech space. Hara is a fellow & extended board member of ISPMA.