MIKE CHOWLA
Sunnyvale, CA
resume at chowla.com
PRODUCT MANAGEMENT LEADER
Product management leader known for delivering innovative products. Passionate about understanding customer needs and delivering solutions that address them. Adept at growing and scaling product organizations. Excels at product strategy, building strong relationships with engineering teams and market analysis. Areas of Expertise
Areas of Expertise
Product Management SaaS Distributed Teams
Product Strategy Innovation Mobile
Product Roadmap Enterprise Software Marketing Tech
Market Segmentation Machine Learning Digital Advertising
Agile Development Analytics
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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2015-2017
RUBICON PROJECT, Los Angeles, CA
Senior Director of Product Management

Head of Product for Rubicon Project’s Innovation Lab, The Garage

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2014-2015
AERIS COMMUNICATIONS, Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director of Product Management

Head of product management and product marketing for AerCloud, a platform for building Internet of Things (IoT) applications

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2010-2014
STRONGVIEW, Redwood City, CA
Director of Product Management

Lead product management team, set product strategy and create roadmap for StrongView’s cross-channel marketing platform which enables digital marketers to create and execute cutting-edge marketing campaigns

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2004-2010
AOL (AMERICA ONLINE), Mountain View, CA
Principal Product Manager, AOL Mail

Led product effort which created a new platform for integrations to AOL Mail, an email service with 30M monthly unique visitors and $100M in annual revenue

System Architect (2004-2008)
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2002-2004
VERITY, Sunnyvale, CA
Software Architect

Spearheaded integration of acquired technology into Verity’s industry leading enterprise search platform

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1997-2002
INKTOMI, Foster City, CA
Senior Staff Engineer (2001-2002)
Technical Team Leader (1999-2000)
Software Engineer (1997-1998)

Chief architect for Inktomi Traffic Server

EDUCATION
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San Francisco, CA / Philadelphia, PA
2006-2008
THE WHARTON SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Master of Business Administration (MBA); Executive Program; Major in Finance
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Berkeley, CA
1993-1996
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
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2017
2017
COURSERA
Machine Learning, 4-course specialization by University of Washington
Machine Learning by Stanford University