The Value of Discovery:
How product teams can champion UX research

Whether you work on a small-scale product or manage a diverse portfolio, UX research is critical to your success. 

Product leader Pawana Burlakoti knows this better than most. Join us as she shares advice on using research to make unbiased product decisions and always put your users first. 

Discover key takeaways...

💡 When it makes sense to bring in a dedicated researcher

💡 Why distinct research roles elevate product teams from good to great

💡 Ideas for empowering your researchers and validating their expertise with senior leaders 

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Speaker Spotlight

Pawana Burlakoti

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Pawana Burlakoti serves as a central Head of Product at the Global Intelligence and Analytics division of S&P Global. Pawana is a passionate product portfolio leader with diverse industry background. Pawana has led Fixed Income, Buyside, and Cross Asset Services product portfolios as well as the UX and Research functions for Global Markets Group in Market Intelligence (formerly IHS Markit). During her various leadership roles, Pawana has championed and implemented various product management practices and methodologies to consolidate products, launched dual track roadmaps, and established user feedback channels.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Pawana worked at LexisNexis, where she led the global product team responsible for their third party and procurement risk portfolios. Specializing in user-centric design and agile development, Pawana led multiple successful new products launch as well as large-scale product migration and numerous content/data-driven product upgrades & enhancements to help solve customer pain points. Before joining LexisNexis, Pawana led the development and launch of Procurement and Spend Management products for SciQuest (now Jaggaer), and managed diverse product portfolios in Human Capital Management at PeopleFluent and IBM—Kenexa.

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Prayag Narula

Prayag Narula, HeyMarvin

Prayag Narula is an entrepreneur and trained researcher who is dedicated to building the technology he always wished he had when conducting user research.

He is the co-founder and CEO of HeyMarvin, a qualitative user research platform that elevates the voice of your customers so you design exactly what they need.

Previously, Prayag cofounded and led LeadGenius, a venture-backed company that helps B2B sales and marketing teams save time and deliver on their revenue goals. 

Prayag studied at the UC Berkeley School of Information, and he is the published author of several research papers on Human Centered Design.

Nothing lights him up quite like talking to our users about how to build better products. He's talked to hundreds of experts about AI, qualitative research, user experience, design & product leadership.

Will you be next? 

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