Director – Product Management
Posted on 7/19/2023

201-500 employees

Cloud-based email security platform using machine learning
Company Overview
Tessian stands out as a leading cloud email security platform, utilizing machine learning and behavioral data science to protect organizations from advanced threats and data loss. The company's unique approach not only bolsters email security but also fosters smarter security cultures within enterprises. Recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022, Tessian is backed by reputable investors and is committed to maintaining a high standard of user privacy and data protection.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 8-10+ years of experience in product management teams, with a focus on driving successful product launches and adoption of SaaS security platforms with multiple SKUs
  • 3-5+ years in a leadership role within product management with the track record of building, developing and managing high-performing teams through multiple growth phases (ideally $40M-100M+ ARR
  • Proven track record in being successful at every level within the product management team, including building, getting buy-in and executing on product roadmaps which have resulted in strong growth over extended periods of time
  • The ability to clearly articulate prioritization trade off decisions and a demonstrable history of making well thought through and clearly articulated decisions
  • Experience leading and collaborating in cross-functional project teams within shorter than comfortable timeframes; ability to manage up, down and across the organization to get desired outcomes at speed
  • Demonstrated use of customer driven research to inform decision-making and strategy development
  • An exceptional mentor - with a history of maturing product managers and agile processes
  • Being a go-to person to get things done, and, individually and through the team, attains difficult objective
  • Excellent communicator and evangelist, success with direct involvement in sales activities
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on driving customer satisfaction and commercial outcomes
  • Our mission to empower and protect people is a reflection of two of our values: Human First and We Do the Right Thing. For us, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is also a reflection of these core values
  • As a human first company, we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where all our Tessians have the opportunity to thrive. We strive for a better Tessian, and a better world. We're working inside and outside Tessian to improve diversity and equity in our industry, and foster an environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging
  • Our strategy touches each part of a Tessian's life cycle, from applicant to employee, ensuring that we keep DEI at the core of every point in our candidate and employee experience. Read more about our DEI commitments here
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  • As the Director of Product Management, your role encompasses delivering customer value, driving commercial success, and up-leveling the product management team and our processes. You will guide the research, prioritization and development of product strategies and initiatives. Through collaboration with cross-functional teams, you will ensure the execution of our strategy, maximizing the value provided to customers and, in turn, revenue growth. You will also be a key evangelist for the product. Simply put, you will get your hands dirty and get things done
  • Critical to the success of this role, you will build, manage and grow the product management team, including optimizing its structure, setting goals and objectives, providing mentorship, and oversight
  • This is an incredible opportunity to make a lasting impact on the cybersecurity community and to be part of a growth-focused organization. To do so, you must understand the market, customer needs, and competition. You will provide strategic input to pricing and packaging of our product portfolio and collaborate with executive leadership to define the product management team's goals and budget