Passion for Products

 
 
 

A solid product is the bedrock of SaaS business. In an industry that thrives on recurring relationships and negligible switching costs, the product sets the difference between success and failure. And SaaSBOOMi Build, our brand new inititative, is here to help set you up for product success. A first-of-its-kind day-long program that brings together passionate founders, product and engineering leaders to exchange their playbooks to build and scale global products that customers love.

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July 25, 2020
Virtual Summit

July 25, 2020
Virtual Summit
Anjali
Kumari
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Director & Product Head
ThoughtSpot

Ankit
Sobti
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Postman

Deepak
Diwakar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
MindTickle

Dinesh
Varadharajan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VP Product
Kissflow

Milind
Borate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Druva

Monish
Darda
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Icertis

STS
Prasad
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SVP Engineering 
Freshworks

Soham
Mazumdar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Rubrik

Sreedhar
Peddineni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder 
GTM Buddy/ GainSight

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bharath Balasubramanian

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sr. Director of Design 
Freshworks

Thank You for Making SaaSBOOMi Build, a Grand Success

July 25, 2020
Virtual Summit

July 25, 2020
Virtual Summit
Anjali
Kumari
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Director & Product Head
ThoughtSpot

Ankit
Sobti
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Postman

Deepak
Diwakar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
MindTickle

Dinesh
Varadharajan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VP Product
Kissflow

Milind
Borate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Druva

Monish
Darda
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder & CTO
Icertis

STS
Prasad
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SVP Engineering 
Freshworks

Soham
Mazumdar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Rubrik

Sreedhar
Peddineni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder 
GTM Buddy/ GainSight

Bharath
Balasubramanian
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sr. Director of Design 
Freshworks

Thank You for Making SaaSBOOMi Build, a Grand Success

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Program Agenda

  • July 25, 2020

Building Winning Teams

 

9:05 AM – 9:50 AM

Dive into the experience of a leader who built one of the largest SaaS engineering teams to understand what goes into building a product focused team, the ideal team structure at scale, hiring hacks for building your engineering leadership.​

Speakers:

                     STS Prasad | SVP Engineering | Freshworks

STS Prasad
SVP Engineering | Freshworks

Curated by Rohit Chennamaneni - Darwinbox

Well Started is Half Done: First steps to building an enterprise SaaS product for rapid scale

 

9:55 AM – 10:40 AM

Early stage decisions influence SaaS product journey for much beyond. Explore ideal ways to work with first 10 enterprise customers, product building frameworks, critical hires & architecture decisions for $1-5MN ARR stages to enable rapid scale post that.

Speakers:

                     Soham Mazumdar | Co-Founder | Rubrik

Soham Mazumdar
Co-Founder | Rubrik

Curated by Raghav Ravinutala - Yellow Messenger

The Agile and Not-so-agile Parts of Quality, Security and Performance @ Scale

 

10:55 AM – 11:40 AM

In the trenches, look at the pursuit of Quality, Security and Performance using Agile methodologies. Presenting Icertis' playbook of engineering practices with a deeper look into QSP lifecycle at scale and innovation in multi-cloud

Speakers:

                     Monish Darda | Co-Founder | Icertis

Monish Darda
Co-Founder | Icertis

Curated by Chaitanya C - Ozonetel

Building Enterprise SAAS on Public Cloud

 
 

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Deep dive into all cloud matters in this session such as solving for scalability and elasticity, best-in-class security & certifications, taking control of costs and managing cloud operations at scale (telemetry, test automation, CI/CD etc).

Speakers:

                     Milind Borate | Co-Founder & CTO | Druva

Milind Borate
Co-Founder & CTO | Druva

Curated by Kiran D - Freshworks

Aligning the Trio - Product, UX, Engineering to Deliver a World Class Experience

 
 
 

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

From delivering a stellar user experience to building high quality product, the vision and objectives of the 3 key spokes will need to be aligned in order to get the wheel in motion. Explore best practices that can help the trio build better and faster.

Speakers:

                     Deepak Diwakar | Co-Founder | Mindtickle

Deepak Diwakar
Co-Founder | Mindtickle

Curated by Chaitanya P - Darwinbox

Consumerizing B2B SaaS - Design as a Competitive Advantage

 
 

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

It's high time B2B products knows for needing user training, apply the design lens of a consumer tech. Explore the thumb rules to judge a good design and also to find a design team that knows to look beyond just good-looking design when it comes to UX.

Speakers:

                     Bharath Balasubramanian | Sr.Director of Design | Freshworks

Bharath Balasubramanian
Sr.Director of Design | Freshworks

Curated by Gowthami K - Darwinbox

Product Roadmap and the Catch-22 [LIVE WORKSHOP]

 

2:50 PM – 4:05 PM

200 companies that registered had one challenge in common - how to plan the product roadmap? When every ask seems like the most important one, how do you make a choice. For the first time, a interactive workshop is designed to emulate the critical trade-offs in roadmap planning and how to go about them.

Speakers:

                     Rohit Chennamaneni | Co-Founder | Darwinbox
                     Mrityunjay Kumar | VP Payments | Zenoti
                     Sreedhar Peddineni | Co-Founder | GTMBuddy, Gainsight

Rohit Chennamaneni
Co-Founder | Darwinbox
Mrityunjay Kumar
VP Payments | Zenoti
Sreedhar Peddineni
Co-Founder | GTMBuddy, Gainsight

Curated by Mrityunjay Kumar - Zenoti

Prioritizing Product Roadmap-The Enterprise & SMB Lens

 

4:20 PM – 5:35 PM

While one runs the risk of customers hijacking the roadmap, the other needs to solve for velocity. Roadmap challenges are unique for enterprise vs SMB SaaS, so are the solutions. Explore real playbooks followed by organizations in both these segments

Speakers:

                     Anjai Kumari | Director and Product Head | ThoughtSpot
                     Dinesh Varadharajan | VP Products | Kissflow

Anjai Kumari
Director and Product Head | ThoughtSpot
Dinesh Varadharajan
VP Products | Kissflow

Curated by Raghu Ravinutala - Yellow Messenger

Designing your Organization for 10x Impact

 
 

5:40 PM – 6:25 PM

Rule #1: Build a proprietary technology that is 10x bette. (we all know this) Rule #0: Design a organization that can build 10x better technology. Hear from India’s fastest SaaS Unicorn on what foundational factors matter in building teams that learn, grow, collaborate, own and deliver 10x Impact.

Speakers:

                     Ankit Sobti | Co-Founder & CTO | Postman

Ankit Sobti
Co-Founder & CTO | Postman

Curated by Sreedhar Peddineni - GTM Buddy, Gainsight
  • July 25, 2020

Building Winning Teams

 

9:05 AM – 9:50 AM

Dive into the experience of a leader who built one of the largest SaaS engineering teams to understand what goes into building a product focused team, the ideal team structure at scale, hiring hacks for building your engineering leadership.​

Speakers:

                     STS Prasad | SVP Engineering | Freshworks

STS Prasad
SVP Engineering | Freshworks

Curated by Rohit Chennamaneni - Darwinbox

Well Started is Half Done: First steps to building an enterprise SaaS product for rapid scale

 

9:55 AM – 10:40 AM

Early stage decisions influence SaaS product journey for much beyond. Explore ideal ways to work with first 10 enterprise customers, product building frameworks, critical hires & architecture decisions for $1-5MN ARR stages to enable rapid scale post that.

Speakers:

                     Soham Mazumdar | Co-Founder | Rubrik

Soham Mazumdar
Co-Founder | Rubrik

Curated by Raghav Ravinutala - Yellow Messenger

The Agile and Not-so-agile Parts of Quality, Security and Performance @ Scale

 

10:55 AM – 11:40 AM

In the trenches, look at the pursuit of Quality, Security and Performance using Agile methodologies. Presenting Icertis' playbook of engineering practices with a deeper look into QSP lifecycle at scale and innovation in multi-cloud

Speakers:

                     Monish Darda | Co-Founder | Icertis

Monish Darda
Co-Founder | Icertis

Curated by Chaitanya C - Ozonetel

Building Enterprise SAAS on Public Cloud

 
 

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Deep dive into all cloud matters in this session such as solving for scalability and elasticity, best-in-class security & certifications, taking control of costs and managing cloud operations at scale (telemetry, test automation, CI/CD etc).

Speakers:

                     Milind Borate | Co-Founder & CTO | Druva

Milind Borate
Co-Founder & CTO | Druva

Curated by Kiran D - Freshworks

Aligning the Trio - Product, UX, Engineering to Deliver a World Class Experience

 
 
 

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

From delivering a stellar user experience to building high quality product, the vision and objectives of the 3 key spokes will need to be aligned in order to get the wheel in motion. Explore best practices that can help the trio build better and faster.

Speakers:

                     Deepak Diwakar | Co-Founder | Mindtickle

Deepak Diwakar
Co-Founder | Mindtickle

Curated by Chaitanya P - Darwinbox

Consumerizing B2B SaaS - Design as a Competitive Advantage

 
 

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

It's high time B2B products knows for needing user training, apply the design lens of a consumer tech. Explore the thumb rules to judge a good design and also to find a design team that knows to look beyond just good-looking design when it comes to UX.

Speakers:

                     Bharath Balasubramanian | Sr.Director of Design | Freshworks

Bharath Balasubramanian
Sr.Director of Design | Freshworks

Curated by Gowthami K - Darwinbox

Product Roadmap and the Catch-22 [LIVE WORKSHOP]

 

2:50 PM – 4:05 PM

200 companies that registered had one challenge in common - how to plan the product roadmap? When every ask seems like the most important one, how do you make a choice. For the first time, a interactive workshop is designed to emulate the critical trade-offs in roadmap planning and how to go about them.

Speakers:

                     Rohit Chennamaneni | Co-Founder | Darwinbox
                     Mrityunjay Kumar | VP Payments | Zenoti
                     Sreedhar Peddineni | Co-Founder | GTMBuddy, Gainsight

Rohit Chennamaneni
Co-Founder | Darwinbox
Mrityunjay Kumar
VP Payments | Zenoti
Sreedhar Peddineni
Co-Founder | GTMBuddy, Gainsight

Curated by Mrityunjay Kumar - Zenoti

Prioritizing Product Roadmap-The Enterprise & SMB Lens

 

4:20 PM – 5:35 PM

While one runs the risk of customers hijacking the roadmap, the other needs to solve for velocity. Roadmap challenges are unique for enterprise vs SMB SaaS, so are the solutions. Explore real playbooks followed by organizations in both these segments

Speakers:

                     Anjai Kumari | Director and Product Head | ThoughtSpot
                     Dinesh Varadharajan | VP Products | Kissflow

Anjai Kumari
Director and Product Head | ThoughtSpot
Dinesh Varadharajan
VP Products | Kissflow

Curated by Raghu Ravinutala - Yellow Messenger

Designing your Organization for 10x Impact

 
 

5:40 PM – 6:25 PM

Rule #1: Build a proprietary technology that is 10x bette. (we all know this) Rule #0: Design a organization that can build 10x better technology. Hear from India’s fastest SaaS Unicorn on what foundational factors matter in building teams that learn, grow, collaborate, own and deliver 10x Impact.

Speakers:

                     Ankit Sobti | Co-Founder & CTO | Postman

Ankit Sobti
Co-Founder & CTO | Postman

Curated by Sreedhar Peddineni - GTM Buddy, Gainsight

Organisers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chaitanya
Chokkareddy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chief Innovation Officer
Ozonetel

Kiran
Darisi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Freshworks

Mrityunjay
Kumar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VP Payments
Zenoti

Raghu
Ravinutala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Yellow Messenger

Rohit
Chennamaneni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Darwinbox

Sreedhar
Peddineni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
GTM Buddy/ GainSight

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chaitanya
Chokkareddy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chief Innovation Officer
Ozonetel

Kiran
Darisi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Freshworks

Mrityunjay
Kumar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VP Payments
Zenoti

Raghu
Ravinutala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Yellow Messenger

Rohit
Chennamaneni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Co-Founder
Darwinbox

Sreedhar
Peddineni
Co-Founder
GTM Buddy/ GainSight

Volunteers

Gowthami
Kanumuru
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Marketing Head
Darwinbox

Manish Kumar
Gutta
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Founder & CEO
Outshade 

Sangeeta
Bavi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Director – Startup Ecosystem
Microsoft

Gowthami
Kanumuru
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Marketing Head
Darwinbox

Manish Kumar
Gutta
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Founder & CEO
Outshade 

Sangeeta
Bavi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Director – Startup Ecosystem
Microsoft

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