Akshay Lazarus - Product School Instructor
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Akshay Lazarus

Former Principal Product Leader, Amazon

Akshay is a positive and forward-thinking product professional.

Even when he is down in the weeds, he is still able to see and work towards the big picture. He brings value to his team not only through his top-notch work but also by building up those around him by teaching them what he knows.


He has previously worked as a Principal Product for Amazon Web Services after spending almost two years as a Senior Product Manager at Amazon. He was also a Management Consultant at PwC, a Network Planning Analyst at American Airlines, and spent time as a Project Manager and PMO Manager at XO Group.


Akshay earned his Management Information Systems degree in Business and Technology at Simpson University. He played a big role in his student community as both Student Body President and Student Body Controller. On top of that, he holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business.

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