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Sudhir Hasbe
Vice President of Software Engineering & Product at zulily
Greater Seattle Area | Computer Software
Summary

Accomplished product management leader with over 20 years of experience building industry-leading products at startup and blue-chip companies. Proven record of leading product teams to deliver business results through customer insights and innovation.

What I do?
1. Be customer advocate
2. Build highly effective teams
3. Lead and motivate teams to drive business & personal goals
4. Passionate about technology (learn, learn, learn)
5. Enjoy public speaking

Few Accomplishments
1. Built a high performing team that transformed zulily to be a data driven company through state of art big data platform in cloud
2. Led program management team to deliver Xbox One catalog and discovery (search, browse, recommendations, social discovery etc.) services across all domains
3. Delivered data acquisition and real-time services to power Xbox One TV initiative
4. Launched Windows Azure Marketplace business with new business model, rich partner eco-system with 40+ leading content providers and integration with various Microsoft products like Excel and SQL Server
5. Drove product management for Azure Storage, SQL Azure & BizTalk Server(B2B) .
6. Bootstrapped BizTalk RFID business at Microsoft with strong partner eco-system
7. Designed interfaces for Sirit Infinity 510 global RFID reader
8. Led a global team across US, India and Japan to design and deliver Enterprise Process Manager industry leading peer-to-peer integration product & e-Data Collect a handheld data collection solution for enterprise customers
9. Developed key components of integration framework for Baan ERP used by most Baan customer in the world
10. Participated in GS1 working groups to define EPC global(GS1) RFID interface standards

Experience
Vice President of Software Engineering (2014 - Present)
zulily
Privately Held, 1001-5000, Retail

Our team is responsible for
1. Ad Tech: Our team is responsible for getting best ROI on every dollar of marketing spend. We leverage various marketing channels including Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook etc. We provide the platform that enables us to manage spend across these channels and bidding platform to get best ROI.
2. Product Catalog & Pricing: We build services and applications that enable us to launch more than 9000 SKUs every day(http://www.zulily.com). Launching 9000 SKUs every day in multiple countries at different price points is an interesting scale problem.
3. Product Discovery(Event Curation): We build tools and services that enable us to launch 100s of Events(collections) daily on www.zulily.com. Curation process can either be editorial or system generated based on predefined criteria.
4. Merchandising Planning: We have hundreds of merchants working with thousands of vendors to identify thousands of unique products for customers every day. We build tools that make Merchandising team efficient. We also provide ability for Merchandising team to analyze planned product/event launches and effectiveness of launched products.
5. Vendor Portal: Our team is responsible for Vendor experience including the vendor portal and various other internal vendor tools required by our vendor operations and accounts payable teams.
6. Big Data Platform: Most importantly we deliver big data platform that enables us to process massive amounts of data and leverage machine learning to make decisions. We are also building a high scale real-time platform will enable us to collect, process, correlate, access and notify events based on large scale datasets in seconds. All of this is used to provide better decision making ability to our users across the organization.
Send me note if you would like to know more about any of these areas. We are hiring!!!