Silpa Pande is currently the Global Product Manager at Crane Merchandising Systems, a market leader in vending machine manufacturing and vending management systems. In her role as Global Product Manager, she holds responsibility for P&L of the vending management systems business including new sales, consulting services and maintenance revenue.
Silpa has extensive product management, product marketing, and consulting experience in Retail, CPG and Vending industries. She is particularly adept at analyzing business case for new products and commercializing them. Her experience working with both C-level executives and customers provided her with ability to successfully convert voice of customer into strategic product planning. Prior to joining Crane, she held product marketing and consulting roles at One Network and Oracle. Silpa holds a Masters in Computer Science from University of Texas, Dallas. Silpa enjoys spending time with her husband and recent addition to her family – baby girl, and loves Indian classical and salsa dancing.