The product owner plays a leadership role in their organization, usually a software company. Common employers for product owners include software companies, particularly those are developing new software or provide support to other companies. The product owner must have a good understanding of the software being developed and be able to communicate effectively with their coworkers. They also act as the manager of the product development team, helping nurture ideas, extract and retrieve information, determine the roadmap for the product, and work throughout the development process with the scrum team. The scrum team is typically under the product owner's supervision.
Product Owner Tasks
Manage daily project goals and product schedules, adjusting expectations and setting priorities.
Work with customers, stakeholders and internal teams to create and customize products.
Write and capture user stories and user needs to communicate product objectives and requirements.
Schedule and lead meetings to surface issues, identify fixes and advance projects.