Neelan is responsible for driving the strategic, technology-enabled business transformation of a $200M+ multi-year core transformation. He uses his business acumen, domain, and technology expertise to direct system and process improvement initiatives by managing the long-term vision of the organization through prioritization and implementation of the initiatives that deliver the highest business value.
As a VP, Senior Product Manager, I report to the SVP of Product Management and lead a team of senior product owners and multiple scrum teams to implement a feature backlog that drives the day to day delivery of 100+ team members working on the core transformation while strategically aligning with the organization’s objectives. Some of my responsibilities include negotiation of scope, owning the product vision and road-map, manage inter-project & external dependencies, budgetary overview ($25M+), conducting market & data analysis, communication with business sponsors and executive management, travel offshore to the development center representing the bank on a quarterly basis to work on resolution of risks & issues.
• Program management and delivery
• Product Development
• Quality Assurance
• Risk Management
• Change Management
• Release Management
• Business process improvement
• Financial forecasting and budgeting
Banking – Deposits, Bank Operations, Retail & Treasury, Digital Banking, Legal & Compliance, Data Governance, Investments and private banking.
Certified SAFe Agilist (SA)
Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)
Certified SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)
Project Management Profession (PMP) – In Progress