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Hi, there!

I'm Mydhili and I have been building consumer-facing products and Product teams for the past 12 years.
I’m currently living in Boston, MA. A little bit of background is below and so is my contact info. If you’d like to get in touch, use the email below with a brief message on how you came across this page and what you’d like to chat about.


Head of Product at Jan 2019 - Jun 2020

Sr. Product Strategy Consultant at May 2018 - June 2019

Founder - CEO at Oct 2013 - May 2018

Senior Product Manager at Jul 2012 - Jul 2013

Research Intern at Apr 2012 - Jun 2012

Student Research Intern at 2010 – 2011

Project Management Intern at 2011 – 2012

Process Improvement Specialist at 2009 – 2010

Product Specialist at 2007 – 2009

Customer Rep|Policy Specialist|Tech Ops Specialist| 2005 – 2007


Skills and details
Product Management
Started my journey in Product Management as a Product Specialist at YouTube. Built and managed development of several Edtech Products, including VidWiki, VidyaNext, YoungCurrent, STEP of The Hindu Group.
Agile Software Development
User Experience
Certified Usability Analyst by HFI Ran quantitative and qualitative studies to understand user needs and test ideas/prototypes.
Product Roadmaps | Cross functional Co-ordination and Communication.
Product Strategy
Six Sigma
Certified in Green Belt. Established the Best Practices team at Google India.
Educational Technology
Run queries to get data from databases in order to make design/product decisions
Initially learned the languages to do some basic protoyping of ideas to be presented to Senior PM teams. Understanding of the languages came handy when making changes to frontend of as the website launched Pro features.
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Talks & Workshops

‘Women in Product’ - Product Leaders Forum, March 2020 [PANELIST]
‘Innovating for the Emerging India’ Grace Hopper Celebration India, Nov 2019 [MODERATOR]
'TIECON 2016' (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Mumbai, India Jan, 2016 [Workshop]
‘Grace Hopper Conference (Anita Borg),' Bangalore, India - Dec, 2015 [Workshop]
Valparaiso Sustainability Jam,' Viña del Mar, Chile. - Nov, 2014 [Workshop]
'Tu Puedes,' Santiago, Chile - Nov, 2014 [Workshop and Panel member]
MIT Media Lab India Initiative 'Design For Creative Learning’ track in Mumbai, India - Feb, 2014 [Workshop]
ICICI Bank Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, India - Jan, 2014 [Workshop]
Digital Media and Learning Conference --‐ Long Beach, CA. (2011) ‘Why I think Participatory Culture in India can help its Street Children.’ [Talk]
*These are the workshops I’ve run in-person, mostly along with a team and a few individually.


Bayyapunedi, M., Sriram, P., & Wennersten, M. (2020). Meeting the English Language Learning Needs of the Indian Learner. EPiC Series in Education Science, 3, Dec, 2019 [
Cross, A., Bayyapunedi, M., Cutrell, E., Agarwal, A., & Thies, W. (2013, April). TypeRighting: combining the benefits of handwriting and typeface in online educational videos. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems(pp. 793--‐796). ACM.[
Cross, A., Bayyapunedi, M., Ravindran, D., Cutrell, E., & Thies, W. VidWiki: Enabling the Crowd to Improve the Legibility of Online Educational Videos. Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing[
Bayyapunedi, M.(2010). Leveraging the power of participatory culture to bring awareness among street children. Published for Designing for Children International Conference. IDC,IIT Bombay, February 2--‐6 2010 [


Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Award - Harvard Graduate School of Education | March 2011
Online Operations and Sales Gold Awards - Google | March 2010, September 2008 and August 2007

Get in Touch

email : myd at allthingspop dot com

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