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ProQuest Product Manager Lead in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Description ProQuest - Who we are... The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market. ProQuest products are a gateway to the world's knowledge. Researchers find three centuries of newspapers (e.g., New York Times, Wall Street Journal); hundreds of million pages of Government documents; more than half a billion academic e-books; collections of important scholarly journals and the world's largest collection of dissertations and theses supporting many fields of study. Our vast collections span six centuries, all disciplines, and include the diverse content of more than one billion documents needed by researchers. The Position The Lead Product Manager Science Technology will be responsible for creating and launching products that leverage both existing and new content to support the delivery of a new paradigm - leveraging emerging techniques and applications of AI and Machine Learning to deliver products that support teaching and learning and that significantly reinvent how ProQuest's users discover and engage with content. This is in addition to providing content and products focused on scholarly and clinical research. The Lead Product Manager is responsible for creating an overall strategic product roadmap that defines the business context and market opportunity for products that represent this paradigm shift, products that support teaching and learning and significantly reinvents how ProQuest's users discover and engage with content, as well as managing the organization to develop, deliver and successfully launch these products into the marketplace to achieve desired revenue growth and business goals. The primary users of ProQuest's Science Technology content today are within Higher-Ed. Their content spans publications, scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, technical reports, dissertations, conference proceedings, governmental publications, government-sponsored research, and literature across a broad spectrum of scientific and technology areas ranging from aerospace to zoology and everything in-between. In addition to exploring, understanding, and leveraging this content into their research, ProQuest's users want to gain insight into how specific content may impact and influence their individual areas of research, as well as the broader context in which their research is being undertaken. There is an opportunity for ProQuest to provide an underlying data analytical platform, leveraging AI and Machine Learning, that takes their existing index of content and determine the relationship between different content and that contents' value within a specific area or category of research. Predictive models could then help determine the extent of research being undertaken in an area, identify potential collaborators, determine the availability of funding, and identify new areas of research under consideration. ProQuest is in a unique position to drive this paradigm shift in the marketplace. Specifically, the Lead Product Manager will be responsible for: Product Ideation liIdentify relevant customer segments to target for market research./li liLead product discovery process through customer insight techniques, market opportunity assessments, and an understanding of customer development programs./li liDevelop a compelling product vision based on user problem identification, data analysis, and rapid concept testing of solutions for new products, new features, or cont