Director of Product Management, Retail Media

  • 601 Marshall St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: General Product

Company Description

PubMatic (Nasdaq: PUBM) is an independent technology company maximizing customer value by delivering digital advertising’s supply chain of the future. PubMatic’s sell-side platform empowers the world’s leading digital content creators across the open internet to control access to their inventory and increase monetization by enabling marketers to drive return on investment and reach addressable audiences across ad formats and devices. Since 2006, our infrastructure-driven approach has allowed for the efficient processing and utilization of data in real-time. By delivering scalable and flexible programmatic innovation, we improve outcomes for our customers while championing a vibrant and transparent digital advertising supply chain.

Job Description

PubMatic seeks an experienced Director, Product Management, Retail Media

This is a HYBRID role that can be based in our New York City OR Redwood City offices. 

The Director will drive Retail Media strategy and innovation across PubMatic’s 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 Retail Media commercial models. 

Retail Media is an exciting, rapidly growing field across the adtech ecosystem, and PubMatic is working to leverage its deep set of buyside and sell-side capabilities to deliver compelling solutions in this area.  

The successful candidate will have more than three years of experience in ad technology, with recent relevant experience specifically in Retail media monetization strategies and technologies, including the following: 

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 

  • Speak to customers regularly to understand their objectives and problems, receive feedback, and drive innovation. Get competitive insights 

  • 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. Be a key part of strategic sales.  

  • Direct engineering investment judiciously, actively manage trade-offs and be a key part of your products’ agile team including user experience design 

  • Inspire, coach and mentor the Product Managers on your team 

  • Work with key stakeholders across the organization 

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 

  • Team Player. Self-Motivated 

  • Location: New York, NY or Redwood, CA 



  • 5+ years of Product Management experience in web applications; demonstrated success in building and launching innovative products; B2B preferred 
  • Experience with Retail Media and ad tech/ RTB  

  • Experience working and executing effectively in a global environment 

  • Enjoys the wide variety of tasks involved in a product management role 

  • 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 

  • Engineering and/or business education is a plus

Additional Information

Return to Office: PubMatic employees throughout the global have returned to our offices via a hybrid work schedule (3 days “in office” and 2 days “working remotely”) that is intended to maximize collaboration, innovation, and productivity among teams and across functions.  All PubMatic employees in the US and India are required to be fully vaccinated to return to our offices.  Covid-19 boosters are not required at this point in time.

Benefits: Our benefits package includes the best of what leading organizations provide such as, paid leave programs, paid holidays, healthcare, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, commuter benefits, physical and financial wellness programs, unlimited DTO in the US (that we actually require you to use!), reimbursement for mobile and internet expenses and fully stocked pantries plus in-office catered lunches 3 days per week. 

Diversity and Inclusion: PubMatic is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we don’t just value diversity, we promote and celebrate it. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.