Rahul Agarwal, Product Manager at Boomi (Dell Technologies) discusses OKRs at TechCrunch Early Stage 2021. Execution is key to a start-up’s survival and growth especially when it comes to fast-moving software and technology products. Being in the tricky intersection of investors, customers and employees, a founder needs to balance priorities, align teams and create a visionary product that works. Moreover, in this age of hyper feedback loops and changing business models, the founder has to be agile enough to absorb and quickly react to changes in the product roadmap and consumer needs. OKRs — a toolkit used majorly by engineering and product teams is more than relevant now for founders of all kinds to embrace. Learn the history of OKRs, what they are about, and witness case studies of successful real-life adoption.
Rahul Agarwal – Product Manager, Boomi (Dell Technologies)
Rahul is a lead technical product manager at Boomi, a cloud-based data platform company and the latest addition to the Dell Technologies portfolio. At Boomi, Rahul led the launch of a new product line geared at the enterprise global software market. He is now responsible for defining the product vision, delivering the product roadmap, and executing the global go-to-market for one of the product services of the platform. Before Boomi, Rahul worked at Sequoia Capital-backed companies in India and SE Asia, where he worked on building and launching new software and physical products