As the VP of Product at Fingerprint, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our API-first product vision. Leading a talented team of product managers, you will work closely with cross-functional teams, including Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success, to ensure the successful development, launch, and adoption of our technical products.
Product Strategy and Vision:
- Develop and communicate a clear and compelling product strategy aligned with the company’s overall vision and business goals.
- Identify market opportunities specific to API solutions, conduct market research, and gather customer insights to inform product direction.
- Collaborate closely with Engineering to define and prioritize requirements, ensuring seamless execution and a robust technical foundation.
- Partner with Sales and Customer Success to understand customer needs, gather feedback, and align product roadmap with revenue objectives.
- Work with Marketing to create effective go-to-market strategies for products and ensure successful product launches.
Product Roadmap and Execution:
- Lead the product planning and prioritization process to define a comprehensive and achievable roadmap.
- Oversee the entire API product development lifecycle, from ideation and design to testing, release, and post-launch enhancements.
- Drive continuous improvement and optimize product development processes to enhance efficiency and product quality.
- Champion a customer-centric mindset throughout the organization, ensuring that product decisions are rooted in meeting customer needs and delivering value.
- Gather specific customer feedback, conduct user research, and utilize data-driven insights to inform enhancements and updates.
Team Leadership and Development:
- Build and lead a high-performing product team, providing mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities.Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability within the product organization.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field.
- Proven track record of at least 8-10 years of product management experience, with a strong focus on API-first product development.
- Demonstrated success working in a startup environment.
- Solid understanding of API product development methodologies, processes, and best practices.
- Experience in leading and mentoring product teams focused on solutions, driving successful product launches, and delivering customer-focused solutions.
- Ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across departments to achieve shared objectives.
- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data specific to products to inform strategic decisions.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
$350k+ For cash compensation,