Director, Product Management – Private Marketplace

  • W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

PubMatic is a publisher-focused sell-side platform for an open digital media future. Featuring leading omni-channel revenue automation technology for publishers and enterprise-grade programmatic tools for media buyers, PubMatic's publisher-first approach enables advertisers to access premium inventory at scale. Processing over one trillion ad impressions per month, PubMatic has created a global infrastructure to drive publisher monetization and control over their ad inventory. Since 2006, PubMatic's focus on data and technology innovation has fueled the rise of the programmatic industry as a whole. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 13 offices and six data centers worldwide.

Job Description

As Director, Product Management – Private Marketplace, you will drive the next generation private marketplace ad products.

Programmatic advertising continues to grow rapidly - several new market trends continue to emerge and existing trends become stronger. You will make sure that PubMatic is at the forefront of building innovative PMP solutions to play these trends.

Your products will allow publishers and buyers to connect and transact in a programmatic marketplace efficiently, across a variety of platforms as well as ad formats. You will deliver on your roadmap and influence the roadmap of other product management teams to deliver best in class experience to PubMatic’s publishers and advertisers.


PubMatic seeks an experienced programmatic ad technology product manager to drive PMP monetization and innovation across its global platform. This person will work with key members of the product management, business and engineering organizations to develop strategies, technologies and tactics to optimize programmatic performance and monetization across all types of PMP and PMP-Guaranteed deals. The successful candidate will have more than five years of experience in ad technology, with recent relevant experience specifically in PMP monetization strategies and technologies, including the following:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience in web applications; demonstrated success in building and launching products; B2B preferred

  • Experience with ad tech/ RTB, PMP and related programmatic technologies
  • Demand sourcing and optimization technologies for PMP monetization
  • Experience working and executing effectively in a global environment
  • Enjoys the wide variety of tasks involved in a product management role
  • Agile, Scrum, project management, story-drafting
  • Proven ability to articulate business opportunities and customer needs into product requirements / user stories. Demonstrated skill in writing concise and clear definitions of prioritized features for the technical teams to implement. Strong attention to detail.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Own your product portfolio; Drive the vision, build product roadmap and drive execution through all stages of product lifecycle from concept to delivery
  • Drive GTM process in collaboration with Product Marketing to drive adoption of your products
  • Evangelize your products with group and company leadership and your global stakeholders
  • Direct engineering investment judiciously, actively manage trade-offs and be a key part of your products’ agile team including user experience design
  • Speak to customers regularly to get feedback and creatively get competitive insights
  • Inspire, coach and mentor the Product Managers on your team

Personal Competencies:

  • Strategic thinker who can use a variety of information including quantitative and qualitative
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to explain complex technical matters to both technical and non-technical audiences

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.