Curriculum Vitae

Roman Sakharov is a professional with high expertise in building software products, with 15+ years in software development, 9+ in Business Analysis and Product Management, 8+ years in project and people management. Roman is an experienced Agilist, setting up and running various SDLCs: Scrum, Kanban, SAFe. Roman is currently leading a 300+ organization of Project Managers, Agilists, Product Managers and Business Analysts, while also being a Global Business Analysis Competency Head for the 3500+ BA organization worldwide. An experienced public speaker with more than 100+ speeches at conferences, community events, and webinars


  • Strategic planning and OKR implementation
  • Setting up the Product Management process in the organization
  • Management coaching and mentorship
  • Business Analysis competency setup
  • Agile Transformation and implementation

Project-related expertise (selection)

Global Product Management Center of Excellence

  • Building educational programs for clients undergoing product management transformation
  • Consulting clients on best Product Management practices
  • Mentoring product managers
  • Introducing Product Management organization into the existing org chart

SAFe transformation – Digital Asset Management product

  • Supporting teams transfer to SAFe framework
  • Introduction of OKR-based planning
  • Mentoring team members
  • Enabling product management organization to adopt SAFe methods

Setting up OKR and strategic planning process – global IT service company

  • Running strategic sessions with the Senior Management team
  • Educating and mentoring team on OKRs
  • KPI and motivation system development

Product Management processes setup – multinational retail

  • Training and mentoring product managers on best practices and standards of product management
  • Enabling executives’ support of the product management transformation
  • Helping to establish required alignment among multiple product teams