Pawana Burlakoti

Head of Product, Global Intelligence and Analytics, S&P Global

Pawana Burlakoti serves as a central Head of Product at the Global Intelligence and Analytics division of S&P Global. Pawana is a passionate product portfolio leader with diverse industry background. Pawana has led Fixed Income, Buyside, and Cross Asset Services product portfolios, as well as the UX and Research functions for Global Markets Group in Market Intelligence (formerly IHS Markit). During her various leadership roles, Pawana has championed and implemented various product management practices and methodologies to consolidate products, launched dual track roadmaps, and established user feedback channels.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Pawana worked at LexisNexis, where she led the global product team responsible for their third party and procurement risk portfolios. Specializing in user-centric design and agile development, Pawana led multiple successful new products launch as well as large-scale product migration and numerous content/data-driven product upgrades and enhancements to help solve customer pain points. Before joining LexisNexis, Pawana led the development and launch of Procurement and Spend Management products for SciQuest (now Jaggaer), and managed diverse product portfolios in Human Capital Management at PeopleFluent and IBM—Kenexa.