Employee Story | Abhishek Taking us Through his Product Management Learnings

“Winning is essential to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing.” – Abhishek Patil, Product Owner, Techspian

A product champion Abhishek Patil shares what has worked for him and how he significantly shaped his Product Management career.

We dig deeper into how he pivoted into product and what’s unusual about Techspian. Read on to find out more.

  • What’s your role? 

As a product owner, I manage and optimize the product backlog to maximize the product’s value also, I am the primary point of contact on behalf of the customer to identify the product requirements for the development team.

  • Tell us about the culture and diversity at Techspian.

We prioritize learning. Moreover, we count on folks who understand and cherish the problem space Techspian is tackling.

Right from the founders to team members, everyone is excited about learning something new and becoming 1% better every day. This value is center stone of our culture at Techspian. It acts as a driver for our continued success and growth.

  • What do you love most about working at Techspian?

Three things I like the most at Techspian- 

  • The people: I learn a lot from them every day.
  • An incredibly ambitious founders striving to transform the tech space.
  • Collaborative environment and numerous opportunities to make a difference.
  • Considering this is not your first job and the first company you have worked with, how different is the Techspian experience?

I have worked in a couple of companies and never want to look them down as I am with Techspian now. Because of the experience I earned from my previous employers, I can adapt well here. So, I have great respect for the previous employer who laid the foundation for my career.

When it comes to Techspian, it is the company where people are considered humans and not worker bees.

  1.  What advice would you give someone who would like to venture into product management roles? 

Product ownership is all about setting the right direction for valuable products. If you’re interested in Product Management, you must try out some sample projects, solve interesting problems, and improve the process. 

Build a small project. Get users to adopt it. This exercise is perfect for testing the water and finding your niche. Online learning platforms may also help you pivot into product management.

Final Words…

So, we have uncovered how outcome-focused mindset is helping Abhishek in his professional journey. We promise to bring you more such stories from our team. Till then—stay tuned to our blog and follow our LinkedIn page for instant tech news. 


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