CURRENT LOCATION: NAMMA BENGALURU /Kuwait
This is one of the hardest section I can fill in. I keep evolving regularly as the famous quote (Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up.), so this section may be the 100 and Nth version for this page. And probably when you are reading this I may have updated myself more. But as you have taken the effort to read this page, I will try to keep it simple and concise.
This is Pavan (Twitter/LinkedIn), I am born and brought up in Pune, India and traveled a few countries, but interacted with people across the globe.
This is just a public journal to jot down a few parts of my journey. I have developed a passion for reading, writing and learning continually. I will try to follow the eschew obfuscation techniques for our teachers. 🙂
I like eating healthy(some cheat days), exercise, work, travel, music, Spend time with my loved ones, Turned to an Avid reader (Using Kindle) post 30 years of my age.
Love working out, evolved from Strength training–> Functional Body Weight–> HIIT Cardio–> Calisthenic Enthusiast–>Yoga as a Lifestyle, Yoga Forever. Now I just blend all the varied activities depending on my needs and time. I have spent, quite a lot of time learning about Health, Fitness, and Nutrition. I just wrote a little here.
- Learn’t basic surfing in 3 hours.
- Recorded 12′ 44 secs headstand hold.
- I trekked for 8 hours and went scuba diving in 24 hours!
Head of Product <> Growth
- I lead the product and growth teams in setting strategy and direction to drive innovation and results that deliver value for customers and the business.
– Data-driven approach to product and growth decision-making, leveraging customer insights and market trends to inform my recommendations and decisions.
– I help in setting the product and growth strategy and direction.
– Driving results through data-driven decision-making and customer-focused solutions to reach our goals.
– Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute product and growth roadmaps to execute product and growth roadmaps.
GrowthX and Reforge played an important role in the product and growth journey.
Nova Benefits– Employee Wellness Platform. I help in problem solving, growth initiative and process improvements across the funnel. Focus on structure, frameworks and creativity to solve problems.
60% Growth – 40% Product skills. Have a look at some frameworks.
Startup Investments: My first startup investment portfolio is GrowthX, closely looking with 5 syndicates on Angellist. Curious for analysing sectors and startups.
Standard portfolios: Stocks, Mutual funds, Crypto,
Been a part of a SAAS startup in a short-term vacation rental company Pricelabs.
7x Growth in 18 months.
Involved in End to End Growth strategies for Pricelabs. Started with 7 people team now at 150+ people.
ARR: $1mil -> $8mil
Product <-> Growth – Digital Marketing- SEO for Enterprise, SAAS, High Tech, Content Driven Commerce:
My technical education background of understanding technology and interest in marketing, gives me capabilities to understand products from tech and growth perspectives.
I always had a love for marketing my curiosity and passion grew for Digital Marketing, I learned to use technology and content to scale traffic for the websites I worked with. Felt in love with SEO on WordPress. Have managed to get fruitful campaigns on Google and Social platforms too. Ability to strategize digital marketing tools and techniques.
Ran 2 websites from 0->100k visitors in 6 months.
Handled End2End digital strategies for various companies.
Website sprint story:
On my work front. Thanks to MATT I discovered WordPress. I had come across him while searching for remote jobs and never looked back. I have been working quite a lot on Word Press, not a great coder, but love using the application to develop highly scalable, heavy traffic WebApps, have worked on and maintaining sites with high traffic. I have worked with Enterprise WordPress within the WPVIP ecosystem.
I ran 8 websites for 6 years, based on content and affiliate, sold 2 successfully!
Thirdly, I love technology (SAAS, Hi-Tech, Web3.), always trying to keep track of the new trends coming up(AI, IOT, Blockchain, Quantum), though my best source to learn and consult is mostly via the awesome Twitter platform. Have experience of working in IOT, Blockchain organisations.
Learning & Sharing Knowledge:
I have been an active participant in WordCamps and Digital marketing workshops. Learning skills in Digital Marketing and WordPress have helped me a lot in numerous ways. I have various certifications to get my fundaments right. I also had the opportunity to share workshops for Digital Marketing.
Open Minded, technology lover, sensitive, humorous, vulnerable, curious, adventurous, learner, honest, Calm, enthusiast, Grateful, live fully, try to listen as much, react slowly, think carefully, live spiritually, love amazingly, care awesomely, connect genuinely and live fully.
Learn daily, grow daily, learn fundamentally!Trying to do my bits on inequality, humanity & altruism. Like to get smiles on faces! 🙂
Thank you for peeking by my blog.