Syed Amaanullah

Product Manager

Role: As a Product Manager at the Office of Academic Innovation, Syed works within the Strategic Initiatives team to define product vision, strategy, roadmap, milestones, and metrics to demonstrate impact for emerging and existing products within the Academic Innovation portfolio. He also analyzes the needs of learners and innovators to inform and support the design and iteration of new and existing products, as well as develop appropriate frameworks to shape how we communicate and share our work and product lifecycles.

Experience: Prior to joining the Office of Academic Innovation, Syed was the Director of Product Management for PBS Education where he led the development of educational products that put the power of public media into the hands of educators across the country. He began his career in education with 5 rewarding years teaching in the classroom before getting into ed-tech product development. Since then, he has delivered a variety of tools and products to the education space.


Master of Arts in Educational Technology, Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business