Introduce Yourself!

:wave: We are excited that you’ve joined us! Tell us a bit about yourself.

  • Where are you located?
  • What do you do in your free time?
  • How would you describe yourself in a few words?
  • What’s the first product you fell in love with?
  • Do you have any PM experience?
  • Why do you want to work in Product?
  • Is there an area of Product that interests you more than others?
  • Do you have a company in mind that you’d love to work for?
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Hi,

I’m Ibirohunkee and I work in a financial institution in Lagos . I have worked in sales, products , marketing Comms and special projects and I’m looking to move into PM roles in the Fintech- digital products

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Hello,

I am Rakesh, performing a Service Lead role in AstraZeneca IT, India. I have worked in Software Development and production support space for many years. I have lead projects across cross functions within the organization. I have worked for Legal functions and Information Lifecycle Management for quite a few years. I am a certified AWS Developer and also certified in ITIL Foundation. My interests are more inclined towards Product Management and I would like to pursue a full-time career in it. I would love to create a positive and meaningful impact to the society with whatever skills and knowledge I gain. I am super excited to begin my journey here.

Cheers!!

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Hi, I’m Alessandra. I live in Jaguariuna, Brazil, worked several years on Project / Program Management and passionate to solve problems. Two years ago, I decided to start transitioning my career to Product Management. I have got a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a MBA in Business Intelligence, and certifications on Agile Methodologies (CSM and PSPO). I am working as a Senior Product Manager at AB Inbev, in a CX Product. My goal it’s to improve my knowledge on Product Management to keep growing on this area.

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Hello, I am Bianca. I live in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In my free time I love to travel, watch movies and play piano. I’ve got a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, two Master’s in Science, one in Information Systems and the other in Computer Science and I am currently on an MBA program, focused on Product and Service Management and Engineering. I am working as a Product Manager Technical at Amazon. My goal is to learn the PM “foundations” and improve my knowledge to deliver products customers love :heart: . If you have any great books titles, I love to read! Please share with me :grinning:

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Im Sivas. Currently working as Project Manager in IT services. Have multiple degrees and certification and some experience in Product Management as well.
Would like to enhance my knowledge and exposure in Product Management

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My name is Ayodeji Ajuwon. I am from Nigeria. In my free time I love to watch movies. You probably would always find me at the cinemas. I could call myself a charismatic product builder. The energy I bring to product teams is extraordinary. I studied Civil Engineering and graduated Summa Cum Laude. I have a couple of certifications in product management and I lead Products at OurPass, a payment solutions provider that offers the fastest one-click checkout technology for digital commerce in Africa. I have about 2 years professional product management experience with a couple more of traditional product management before fully transiting. I am personally more interested in Product Analytics that other areas of product management. Data is the new oil. I would love to join a FAANG company to help me garner more exposure.

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Hi All! I am Olutayo Solana, I am a management technologist. I am very passionate about product management because it is the one profession that encompasses all my skills and interests. I am passionate about sustainability and environmentalism, SDG 14 is my personal favorite. Right now I work with a BuyNowPayLater Fintech in Lagos, Nigeria called PayFi as a Product Manager. In my spare time, I am a Machine Learning engineer and microblogger on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Medium. Do not hesitate to reach out to me for work or a chat about your company, interests, and aspirations. :smiley:

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Hi Ayodeji! We have some great news, today we launched a free Product Analytics course that you can add to your studies!

Product Analytics Course Announcement

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Hello! My name is Wellington Tamaki. I’m from Sao Paulo Brazil and have worked in Ad Sales at Google for the last 8 years. I’ve decided to start a transition to Product Management recently and I’m eager to learn about PM 101. I’ve got a Business Administration degree and I’m passionate about tech, mobile apps & startups.

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Hi, everyone!

My name is Bruno. I’m Brazilian, originally from Goiânia, GO, but currently living in São Paulo, SP.

I have a Business Administration Bachelor degree and currently I’m doing a postgraduation in Product Management. I’m also always looking for complementary courses to leverage my tech and product knowledges, and that’s how I arrived here.

I work as a Product Manager in a multinational Brazilian healthtech B2B company, I’m responsible for the “Suppliers” in the buying and selling intermediation platform - the main company product. I also have past experiences with Product Management, Customer Experience Management, Solution Design and Customer Success, all of those lived in a startup environment.

My main professional goal is to start my own business someday. However, before that, I want to spend a couple of years working on the greatest tech companies around the globe, so as I can expand my cultural repertory (my main personal goal) and learn by empiricism what to do, and what not to do, when it’s my turn to be running a company.

Feel free to connect with me, and also message me anytime. My LinkedIn is: linkedin.com/in/brunohlcunha/

Greetings!

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Thank you Rachael. Completed the course. quite interesting and insightful.

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I am Sreedhar KHANDAVILLI, working on SAP product Automation gained 18years business platform and product experience. My core skill can automate any software integrated with SAP. Sharpening, shaping my skills to stand as strong Product leader skills (mini CEO). Dumping my sculpture in Product portfolio.

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Hi, I’m Humberto. I currently live in Porto Alegre, Brazil. I’m transitioning to a Product Owner role and my previous experience was related to project management, business consulting, sales, and customer service. I worked as a payments specialist for the biggest private bank in Latin America for a few years, also worked as a Product Owner in a digital bank, and now I will be managing products with a fintech in the payments sector. I have a couple of certifications (PSPO, OKRCP, and CAPM) and a bachelor’s in industrial engineering. My goal here is to learn more about product management in general, mainly good practices, frameworks, and listen to experienced PMs and how they improve their customers lives.

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Hello all, I’m Julio Scarpelini. I’m a Brazilian entrepreneur living in Sao Paulo.
I’ve been working in the digital industry since 2003, started my company in 2012(Software House), and recently I decided to end this cycle.
Like all of you, I’m also improving my skills through this Product Management certification course.

I’ve been working with big companies developing products and digital projects. Now I’m looking for making a positive impact through my craft, so I decided to apply to some Product Management positions in ed-techs and companies with a strong purpose.

Feel free to connect with me at Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/scarpelini

It’s a pleasure to be here with you all.
All the best,
Julio Scarpelini

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Hi,

I am Parthibhan, director of operations in Softway, India. I have worked in software development for many years in both services and product space. I come from technology background, started my career as developer moved on to project management and various leadership roles.
Lately, Am playing full time role of product manager for last year and a half. I’ve been learning quite a lot about product development and it excites me!
My priority is to enhance my knowledge in product management.

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My name is Rosemary, located in Nigeria. In my free time, I read news headlines because of my busy schedule. I am diligent, focused and reliable. Studied Information Systems Mgt and have several professional courses like CSM etc. I work in a telecommunication Industry as a Product Manager for several yrs. Building Amazing products to meet users need is my passion. I will like to work in a top multinational company like Google, Amazon etc. and I enjoy every aspect of product management

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Hi! I’m Akshay Rajagopalan from India. I currently work as a Product Owner of Retail analytics solutions in Shell. The products I own are internally focused, for the use of our Retail teams in decision making. During this role, I’ve developed a keen interest in the product space and am looking forward to upskill.

I’m an Engineer + MBA by education. Prior to my current job, I spent a few years in Strategy and Engineering roles.

When I’m not working, I enjoy running, road trips, playing word games such as Scrabble, and learning new things!

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Hi everyone! I’m Rafael from Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil (very close to @leyley, @bihletti , @TomTamaki , @brunohlcunha , @scarpelini ). I’m a Project Manager for about 5 years and I’m currently focused in projects for international clients. I have already worked for clients such as Google, The Coca-Cola Company, Siemens and Yahoo!. I have MBA in Project Management and a degree in Computer Science. Before becoming a Project Manager, I was a Scrum Master for 3 years and before that a Software Developer for around 8 years. My goal here is to improve my knowledge in this awesome area of product management and who knows change my role from Project to Product Manager :grinning:. I hope we have a great time studying together! My Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafaelt/

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Welcome to the Product School Community @rafaelt
I hope we can share our thoughts on Product Management Certification.
Enjoy it.

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