Product management professional is responsible for guiding the success of a product and leading the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it. It is an important organizational role — especially in technology companies — that sets the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line.
The role spans many activities from strategic to tactical and provides important cross-functional leadership — most notably between engineering, marketing, sales, and support teams. Product management professional will provide the deep product expertise needed to lead the organization and make strategic product decisions. He or she will often analyze market and competitive conditions, lay out a product vision that is differentiated and delivers unique value based on customer demands.