Speaker details

Neil Gandhi

Principal Product Manager

Oracle Identity Management

  • Drive product direction and business strategies for the Oracle Identity Analytics product and contribute to the overall strategy of the Oracle Identity Management suite
  • Responsible for contributing to outbound marketing, including communication with customers, potentials and partners on product positioning, product feedback, win/loss analysis, product roadmaps and product demos
  • Responsible for maintaining Oracle enterprise customer contacts and relationships across different verticals, escalating high priority issues and ensuring customer satisfaction with the Oracle Identity Analytics product
  • Engaging customers across in specialty speaking engagements at user groups, customer advisory boards, conferences and product road shows
  • Creating technical collateral such as whitepapers, presentations/scripts, podcasts, wikis and FAQs to support selling Oracle Identity Analytics
  • Creating product demos and presentations and collaborate with Oracle Sales and Professional Services to create customized demonstrations for customers or potentials for Proof of Concepts
  • Providing product and technical support for sales opportunities, including on-site customer visits when needed, to communicate product strategy and roadmaps
  • Delivering technical training for SE/partner/technical support/services audiences as necessary for the Oracle Identity Analytics product
  • Acting as the technical spokesperson for Oracle Identity Analytics at tradeshows, industry events, and conferences
  • Critically analyzing new product and service offerings including competitive and market research, and financial analysis and forecasting
  • Defining market-driven product requirements for each Oracle Identity Analytics release
  • Performing beta product reviews and provide technical feedback to Oracle Engineering teams
  • Direct product positioning, packaging, and pricing, beginning with requirements prioritization with Oracle Engineering teams, to updating Oracle website content with information on the latest release
  • Developing in-depth technical analysis of competitor feature/functions and competitive positioning

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Product Management & Marketing, Software Requirements Engineering and Analysis, Agile Software Development, Software Engineering Processes (MBASE, RUP), Technical Training, Software Cost Estimation and Reduction, Quality Assurance and Software Testing, Product Lifecycle Management, Identity Access Management and Security, Role Definition and Engineering, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Web Technologies, Software Architectures, Principles of User Interface Design<&p>

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:
Master of Science in Computer Science - University of Southern California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology - P.E.S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India Pragmatic Marketing Certifications - Practical Product Management, Requirements that Work, Pragmatic Road-mapping