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Riya Gayasen

Senior Product Manager, PayPal

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Riya Gayasen is a Senior Product Manager currently working on SDLC and Instrumentation at PayPal. With over six years of experience in the digital product domain, she has consistently demonstrated her ability to drive successful product development processes. Riya's expertise spans a diverse range of products, including consumer-facing platforms, AdTech, and international business settings. As a result-oriented leader, she embraces Agile principles to execute product strategies efficiently and collaboratively.

Prior to her current role, Riya served as a Senior Product Manager at Oracle, where she took charge of product definition, performance, and metrics for SuiteScript, a customization tool for NetSuite partners and customers. During her time there, she led a team in a continuous product delivery pipeline and fostered stakeholder management at the executive and C-level, exemplifying her capability to lead and drive projects to fruition.

Riya's passion for continuous learning and commitment to excellence led her to Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she earned her MBA in Business Administration and Management. As a testament to her dedication to sharing knowledge, she also served as a guest lecturer at Stanford, speaking to the Advanced Data and Decision-Making class about using AI to make product and marketing decisions. Her experience and insights have positioned her as a valuable asset in the digital product management realm, consistently delivering innovative features and automation solutions that delight customers and elevate the user experience.

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