Piyum Samaraweera is a Senior Product Manager at Carbonite, Inc.
In 2010, the company was ranked #9 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing companies in America and #1 technology based company in Inc. 500.
Piyum currently is the chief Product Owner for Carbonite's Small Business Portfolio.
In that role he
recently helped launch a brand new product line: Carbonite Business.
In order to build that product - Carbonite
for the first time leveraged Scrum across its product and engineering teams.
In doing so - Piyum
was involved in the writing of over 400+ user stories.
then went through detailed release planning exercises with his
followed through by being involved with his
teams over multiple Sprint planning meetings and in their daily stand-up meetings - and to finally getting all those stories to being 'Done'.
Prior to Carbonite, Piyum worked in similar Product Management roles in the Payments Solution Division of Intuit and Real-time Solutions Division of Thomson Financial (Thomson Reuters).
Piyum has B.A. from the University of Rochester and a MBA in MIS from Elkin B. McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley College.