Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: Noah Gaspar '05 M.Eng. '06 (Facebook) - Product Management and Decision Making
Noah received his bachelors and master’s degrees in Applied Engineering Physics from Cornell in 2005 and 2006. After graduation, he joined KLA-Tencor, where he led projects to introduce KLA-Tencor equipment into Samsung, TSMC, Intel, and other customer sites, and designed new software tools for troubleshooting equipment hardware issues. After that, he worked at Palantir Technologies, where as a product manager he led teams of engineers in deploying and enhancing Palantir software for customers in law enforcement, public safety, and other government sectors. His next position was with TalkIQ: Conversation Science, TalkIQ created a phone call transcription and analysis platform that enabled sales and support managers to coach their teams and understand their customers. Dialpad acquired the company in April 2018. At Dialpad, he defined product vision and strategy, led OKR and roadmap processes for a 30-engineer team including frontend, backend, transcription, NLP, and ML infrastructure, and led a team working in product discovery, user testing, and analytics efforts. For the past year, he has been a product manager for Facebook as a product manager, working on civic integrity for the company.