VP of Product, GoDaddy
Mahesh Thakur is a visionary Product Leader who brings purpose, people, and passion together to deliver the best customer experience backed by AI. Mahesh has held Product, Engineering, and Leadership roles at Amazon, Microsoft, Intuit, and Intel. He is the former CEO of PhotoWeaver, and skilled in presenting to the
board, managing P&L, influencing, working with senior stakeholders, defining the vision, and executing products. Mahesh has hired, coached, and led teams enabling them to reach their highest potential. He has experience with B2C, B2B, and B2B2C software products that transform businesses and the lives of customers. Currently, Mahesh is the Vice President of Product Management at GoDaddy. Prior to his current role, he was Head of Ford Product Management at Telenav, powering the next-generation automotive cloud for the connected car by delivering breakthrough customer experiences with artificial intelligence, search personalization, high-performance software architecture, and analytics. Mahesh first gained in Product Management working at Microsoft as a Product Manager, where he conceptualized several early-stage search products from planning through delivery and led a 22-member team on design, development, prototype, A/B testing, and shipping the product. Additionally, he worked as a Technical Program Manager, driving Microsoft’s Technology Roadmap that leveraged Machine Learning Algorithms to bring automation in the Bing Ads Platform.
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