Vishal is a data-driven technical product leader with a track record of delivering high-scale consumer and enterprise products at large companies and start-ups.
At Amazon, he is the leader for one of the biggest messaging platforms on the internet ($B+ GMV). He owns the customer experience and technologies that facilitate shopping and communication between millions of customers and sellers and brands. He owns the customer service that third-party sellers provide to customers. He directly manages a team of product managers and data engineers.
In his last role, he worked on machine-learning personalization algorithms for Prime Video. He worked on launching the first live sports event on Prime Video – Thursday Night Football. He owned business metrics to improve engagement, usage, and relevance.
Prior to Amazon, he was the Growth PM for Microsoft’s cloud business Azure. He launched an experimentation platform and tools for Azure teams and helped executive sponsors drive a more data-driven engineering culture. In his earlier product marketing role, he launched the first post-purchase Customer Success program from pitch to revenue model to launch for Microsoft CRM Online.
Prior to Microsoft, Vishal completed his MBA at the University of Michigan. During his MBA, he learned to evaluate technology businesses by acting as an investor in the university’s $5 million student-run venture capital fund and as a summer associate in Michigan’s top VC firms.
Prior to his MBA, he led a business unit in a data-visualization start-up with $7MM annual revenue and global customers. He hired a team of engineers, launched two new products, and built a new business from scratch.
Prior to the start-up, Vishal launched geo-location and maps in SharePoint as the product manager for Office 365. He is an engineer by training in electronics and computer science and writing code for the first four years of his career at Microsoft.