Kimberly Berls combines AI with data science to modernize product workflows and provide real added value to users. She currently builds product experiences at Verizon — a US telecoms company — exploring innovative technologies like 5G and edge computing.
Before this, Kimberly worked on both enterprise data products and smaller applications, across industries such as telecom, network, video, and SaaS.
Her philosophy embraces efficiency and simplicity — both in her own work and in how she delivers products to users. Kimberly aims to translate complex technologies into enjoyable user experiences. In Kimberly’s opinion, being a product manager means approaching the world with curiosity and always wondering how life will change in the near future.
Kimberly Berls is known for her product skills in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science.
At Verizon, Kimberly’s objective is to move 5G and edge computing forward. More specifically, she uses data and AI to "listen" and improve B2B tools and customer service. As a result, her work pushes the boundaries of new technologies, ushering in more efficient and more enjoyable interactions, plus more meaningful features.
Before Verizon, Berls held the post of senior product manager at Oracle. Here, her product management efforts were focused on solving customers’ marketing problems through tech.
Better still, Berls’ reputation precedes her as a people-focused product manager who understands team dynamics. Kimberly’s flexibility, forward-thinking mentality, and sense of humor make her a PM we’d all love to have a coffee with.
To read up on her PM-specific career advice and insights, there’s no better place than Product Popcorn — Berls’ personal blog. From reviews, advice, spotlights on new tech, and product management "how-to’s", it’s a valuable resource for curious product managers.