Vikas Khajanchi, Product Manager in Dublin, CA, United States
Vikas Khajanchi

Product Manager in Dublin, CA, United States

Member since January 3, 2019
Vikas is experienced in managing teams and products from inception to growth and monetization, both in startups as well as large corporations. He creates business value at the intersection of business and technology. He is passionate about building great user experiences and a huge advocate of the voice of the customer. Vikas thrives in ambiguous situations and loves to break down complex problems into actionable pieces.
Vikas is now available for hire

Project Highlights

  • Hired the team and built a SAAS data migration product. Led the team from concept to launch.




  • Sr Product Manager

    2018 - 2021
    • Created and executed the roadmap for internal apps.
    • Managed design and engineering teams to develop products from scratch.
    • Led the strategy and execution for Legal and Compliance tech at Facebook.
  • Head of Product Management

    2018 - 2018
    • Architected and managed development of supply chain management analytics SAAS product, from conception to launch.
  • Head of Product Management

    2017 - 2018
    • Architected and managed development of a data migration related enterprise SAAS product.
    • Built the team and product from scratch.
    • Managed all aspects of product design and development, including UX, data and functional architecture, product requirements and prioritization.
    • Developed market positioning and strategy.
  • Sr Product Manager

    2015 - 2017
    Symantec Corporation
    • Managed product roadmap and development for DLP products.
    • Developed OEM and reseller partnerships with technology providers.
    • Led products from inception to release, executing on GTM strategy, enabling Sales, Services and Support for ongoing customer success.
    • Nurtured relationships with large enterprise customers worldwide.
    • Led analyst responses for the business unit resulting in leadership positions in the market.
  • Head of Product Management

    2014 - 2015
    • Developed product roadmap and strategy for bootstrapped healthcare product available for patients and doctors on iOS, Android and web.
    • Developed requirements and managed all aspects of product design and development.
  • Head of Product Management

    2013 - 2014
    • Developed roadmap for SAAS app - for sales teams to collaborate on deals with customers and partners.
    • Developed requirements and managed all aspects of product design and development.
  • Sr Product Manager

    2011 - 2013
    Symantec Corporation
    • Managed an overhaul of the end-customer management SAAS app used by partners and resellers.
    • Operationalized go-to-market plans for the SMB market, including channel enablement programs.
  • VP Product Management

    2010 - 2011
    • Developed positioning, strategy, roadmap and requirements for the mobile CRM product on iOS and Android.
    • Built from the ground up, a management console for customers to deploy and manage the service – including design, architecture and rollout to customers.
    • Developed partnerships with mobile eco system and enterprise applications including and Bo.
    • Developed the functional architecture and requirements for data management - integration, access and sync.
    • Designed the reporting product, converting customers’ reports to interactive mobile dashboards.
  • Director Product Management

    2008 - 2010
    • Responsible for delivery of growth partnerships (distribution & monetization), developed roadmap and requirements.
    • Managed partner customizations/integrations, product planning, scoping, prioritization and success metrics.
    • Managed product requirements for end user lifecycle, user portal, API’s and Search, in an Agile environment.
    • Developed data science architecture and requirements for product usage analytics, operational metrics and user data, to enable data-driven product and business decisions.
    • Led and drove from concept to implementation several critical company milestones – new platforms, multi data-center infrastructure, international rollout, user management (6M users), partner enablement.
  • Sr Program Manager

    2006 - 2008
    Cisco Systems
    • Developed and managed prioritization processes for a project portfolio.
    • Re-engineered Finance and Portfolio Management processes.
    • Managed a strategic Sales ops initiative that increased revenue bookings.
    • Developed an RFP for a large IT project.
  • Sr Program Manager

    2000 - 2005
    Sun Microsystems
    • Enabled cross functional council, developed plans and resourcing models for new product introductions.
    • Led cross-functional ERP project teams to design and implement solutions to improve business processes and achieve cost savings.

Project History

  • Highland App
    Hired the team and built a SAAS data migration product. Led the team from concept to launch.

    The client needed to build a tool that could be used make data migrations faster and reusable. I was hired as the head of product for the client. I put together a team of engineers and designers and led the team through design, development, go to market activities and launch.


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration
    1998 - 2000
    University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
    1994 - 1998
    University of Pune - India

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