VP, Product Management, Commerce


Redwood City, CA, USA

Full time

Product Management


Nov 14

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.



The Vice President of Product Management, Commerce Media will lead PubMatic’s product efforts for our portfolio of Commerce and Retail Media products. As head of product for Commerce, this person will drive product strategy as well as ensure strong execution across the product portfolio. Commerce Media is a fast-growing platform in PubMatic’s omni-channel portfolio and thus this role provides an experienced product leader with the opportunity to have enormous impact and accelerate business growth.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of demonstrated success in building and taking to market Commerce or Retail Media products and a full grasp of the Commerce and Retail Media advertising space and its evolution over the last 5 years. They will understand programmatic advertising from both the buy and sell side including what motivates buyers and sellers of Commerce advertising with respect to technology decision making. They will have a full spectrum of product management and product leadership skills. This includes defining vision, setting product strategy, managing a team for high performance, evangelizing their products, assessing competition, and collaborating with engineering, operations, and marketing to drive the successful delivery and adoption of their platform.



As a senior member of the product management team, you will be responsible for product vision, product strategy, and execution of your product portfolio. 

  • Product Strategy: Develop and drive the overall product strategy and vision for PubMatic’s Commerce Media division, aligning with the company's objectives and market trends.
  • Product Roadmap: Define and prioritize the product roadmap based on customer feedback, market analysis, and business goals, ensuring a competitive edge and addressing market needs.
  • Product Development: Lead the product development process, working closely with engineering and design teams to deliver high-quality, scalable, and innovative solutions in a fast paced environment. Expect to roll up your sleeves.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Foster strong collaboration and communication with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, sales, and customer success to ensure seamless execution and alignment with business objectives.
  • Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing product management team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Market Research and Analysis: Conduct market research, competitor analysis, and customer insights to identify opportunities, inform product decisions, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Customer Engagement: Collaborate with sales and customer success teams to understand customer needs, gather feedback, and develop customer-centric product offerings.
  • Product Launch: Drive successful product launches, coordinating with marketing and sales teams to ensure effective go-to-market strategies and enablement.
  • Performance Tracking: Define and track key product metrics, analyze performance data, and make data-driven decisions to optimize product performance and user experience.
  • Industry Leadership: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in commerce media, contributing to thought leadership and ensuring our products remain at the forefront of the market. Engage with relevant industry bodies.



  • 10+ years in product management with extensive experience in programmatic advertising and deep knowledge of Commerce and Retail media
  • Proven track record of successfully driving product strategy and leading the development of innovative, market-leading products.
  • Strong understanding of digital advertising, e-commerce, and data-driven marketing technologies.
  • Deep knowledge of product management methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Exceptional leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven mindset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Passion for delivering exceptional user experiences, documentation, and driving customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to travel to support client meetings and events.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; MBA or advanced degree preferred


Compensation and Benefits:

Base Compensation Range: $230,000 - $270,000. In accordance with applicable law, the above salary range provided is PubMatic’s reasonable estimate of the base salary for this role. The actual amount may vary, based on non-discriminatory factors such as location, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. In addition to salary PubMatic also offers a bonus, restricted stock units and a competitive benefits package.



Additional Information


Return to Office: PubMatic employees throughout the globe 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. 


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 fully stocked pantries plus in-office catered lunches 4 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.

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