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Rahul Malkani

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Experience

GetSetUp, Inc.

Toronto, Canada

October 2021 to Present

PRODUCT LEAD, CREATOR AND PARTNER TOOLS

GetSetUp is on a mission to help a third of the world’s population, who are over 55, to learn new skills, connect with others and unlock new life experiences. At the company, I am leading their Creator and Partner Tools.

ECFY Consulting Private Limited

Mumbai, India

March 2014 to September 2021

E.C.P.L is a boutique software firm, specializing in supply chain solutions. It is one of India's leading technology providers, for transportation and warehousing companies, and has a strong presence in the South East Asian market. At the company, I have been responsible for driving innovation through product and design leadership. 

PRODUCT MANAGER

April 2016 to September 2021

Product Leadership

  • Researched, designed, managed, and launched 3 comprehensive business systems, deployed at 40+ enterprises

  • Generated an independent annual revenue stream worth CA$ 100K for the company

Technology Versatility

  • Successfully implemented projects of GPS/IoT, payment APIs, big data analytics and recommendation programs

  • Partnered with development teams having a background in MVC, React and Ionic

Design Management

  • Created and managed a unified design language, style guide and component library for the company

  • Spearheaded 2 end-to-end UI/UX redesign initiatives

  • Worked on several high-concept product designs, e.g. a next generation 'mobile-only' business system

Process & People Management

  • Mentored a product team of 3, in a remote environment, that managed projects across 3 countries

  • Routinely organized training workshops on process, design and quality management subjects

MARKETING MANAGER

March 2014 to March 2016

Strategy Management

  • Established a marketing department from the ground up; helped create its KPIs, targets and outreach channels

  • Developed an in-house marketing software and BI charts to supplement lead generation initiatives

Brand Management

  • Managed a team of 2, responsible for digital marketing campaigns yielding 50% increase in qualified prospects

  • Created and maintained a collateral repository (brochures, presentations and feature lists) for 10 products

  • Organized 5 exhibitions and 2 road-shows and participated in 6 Microsoft events to build industry relations

Client Research

  • Performed regular competitor analysis to improve product positioning and messaging

  • Aligned with the product team to execute client feedback campaigns, for product improvement

Education

Master of Business Administration

University of Mumbai, 2014

Equivalent to a 1-year Canadian Diploma

  • Member of the institute's social welfare group and job placement committee

  • Interned at India's largest conglomerate, Godrej, to help streamline their CSR department

Bachelor of Science (IT)

University of Mumbai, 2011

Equivalent to a 4-year Canadian Bachelor's

  • Built an online examination system, for students to prepare for collegiate-level entrance tests

  • Graduated 3rd in class

Certifications

Software Product Management

6-course specialization from Coursera

Agile with Atlassian Jira

Course from Coursera

Excel Data Visualization

Course from Udemy

Creative Problem Solving

Course from Coursera

UI/UX Design

4-course specialization from Coursera

Machine Learning by Google

Course from Coursera

UiPath: RPA

Course from LinkedIn Learning

Diploma in Graphic Design

6-semester in-person course from Aptech

Big Data Analytics

7-course set from LinkedIn Learning

Communication in a Virtual Age

Course from Coursera

LinkedIn Recommendations

Skill Summary

Key Competencies

  • Managing Change

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Team Mentoring

  • Persuasive Communication and Presentations

  • Adaptability

  • Project Management

  • System Process & UI Design

Technology Know-How

  • Project Management:

    • Microsoft Excel, Teams

    • Atlassian Jira

  • UI/UX Design:

    • Affinity Designer, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamic

    • ​InVision Studio, Adobe XD, Apple Keynote

  • Automation: UiPath, Google Cloud ML

  • Languages: HTML, CSS, SQL

Notable Extras

  • Awarded Best Performer of 2018 by the company

  • Actively involved in recruitment and team building

Languages

  • English, Native/Bilingual

  • Hindi, Native/Bilingual