Product Lead, Cruise
Amjad Afanah is a Product Management Leader at Cruise where he drives the development of infrastructure and developer productivity services that empower hundreds of engineers to build the world’s most advanced self-driving ride-hailing service. Amjad founded two companies and led one of them, DCHQ, to a successful acquisition by HyperGrid
where, as a VP of Product, he scaled the team to 30 people. He also held product management leadership positions at VMware and Oracle where he engaged with the largest Fortune 500 companies to help solve critical DevOps, SecOps and ITOps use cases. He brings a background of 16 years in entrepreneurship and product management and is an expert in cloud automation, containers, APM and cybersecurity spaces. Moreover, Amjad holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from MIT and an MBA degree from UCLA.
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