Director, Product Management

Celona is an early-stage innovator developing a converged wireless edge platform, venture-backed by Tier-1 venture capitalists, Norwest Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, and Cervin Ventures.

The company is founded by a seasoned team from Aruba Networks, Qualcomm and Cisco. Celona was born from a single observation: a combination of 5G, edge computing and AI will fundamentally change how organizations work and do business.

As the Director, Product Management, you will drive the product strategy and positioning to develop the industry’s first converged wireless edge platform. The Director, Product Management needs to be an entrepreneurial product management leader who converts the founders’ vision to an executable product plan - first finding the product/market fit and then scale the business.

Job Type: Full-time


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  • Own the product strategy and execution from concept to planning to delivery to the customers by displaying “influence without authority”
  • Generate, refine and document product requirements and roadmap through active conversations internally and externally
  • Support and lead key customer/partner development efforts to accelerate product/market/revenue mapping
  • Develop product positioning in conjunction with the company leadership team including the founders, CEO, CTO amongst others
  • Develop collateral to reflect product positioning including white papers, datasheets, TCO calculators, sales presentations
  • Help with company and product P/L management especially market research, revenue forecasting, margin analysis, and management
  • Develop and implement the pricing strategies for the product
  • Maintain the latest research on the market landscape including competitive environment, key standards activities and other macro-variables affecting the company’s business

You will be an ideal candidate if you have:

  • Experience as a product management leader for an enterprise infrastructure company, especially developing wireless software solutions (especially LTE/5G)
  • Experience being part of a team that delivered the first version of a product to customers (ideally in a startup environment)
  • Experience scaling a product line from initial market delivery to rapid growth Experience being the product owner in an agile environment for products for used by large enterprise or operator customers for cloud-based products
  • Articulate communication skills for internal and external presentations
  • Temperament to thrive in a highly dynamic, high growth environment

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Experience with product lifecycle management that executed CI/CD with microservices-based architectures
  • Experience with wireless technologies – Wi-Fi and/or LTE
  • Experience with products that use AI/ML to create differentiation
  • Experience working with ODMs and OEMs for hardware sourcing and supply chain
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Service Mesh, Edge Compute technologies


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