Sudev Balakrishnan serves as Chief Product Officer at Stash,one of the fastest-growing consumer investing and banking platforms in the U.S., pioneering the future of financial services. In this role, Sudev is responsible for leading product strategy, execution, product design and user research functions. Prior to joining Stash, Sudev served as Senior Vice President Product and a member of the executive team at Grubhub Inc.
Before Grubhub, Sudev served as vice president of product for XO Group's commerce and registry business. Sudev also held key leadership roles at Bluefly, BT London, Redback Networks and Motorola. Sudev holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, a master's degree in computer science from the University of Victoria in Canada and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Kanpur.
In a world driven by digital innovation, companies are scrambling to adapt and evolve, propelling digital transformation from a buzzword to an operational imperative. However, 70% of these ambitious projects falter before reaching their full potential. The culprit? Not the cutting-edge technology itself, but the overlooked challenges of organizational culture and behavior.
Join us for an incisive panel discussion that explores the intricate dynamics behind these high-stakes failures. We will dissect the crucial, yet often disregarded, roles that corporate culture, behavioural patterns, and multi-level operational shifts play in the success or derailment of digital transformations.
Shifting from a requirements approach to an outcomes approach is a difficult task. Equally how do you get developers to own the experience?
The role of a product manager isn’t to dictate the requirements but often the product manager is the person to decide. How do you encourage developers to take more ownership of the outcomes and not wait for requirements? How can developers be more involved in discovery and shaping the product?
Moderated by Sudev Balakrishnan, CPO for Stash, join the conversation, share your insights and probe the speakers on the elements of their talks that left you wanting more.
Today's technology has made it easier than ever to simplify experiences. With the touch of a finger, you can do almost anything. Changing habits, however, is a different story. This conversation will dig into the different ways you can use the power of automation, not only to change customers' behaviour, but the process behind the scenes-how the development of squads can balance KPI and user centricity, as well as lifecycle and service focus, using transparency to fuel product and feature development cycles, OKRs and rituals.