Product Leader, Facebook
Kanakshila is a highly experienced Product Leader with more than 14 years working in Product.
She is currently working as a Product Leader at Facebook where she is undertaking a companywide effort to streamline a sound and secure video chat platform. She previously worked at TIER Mobility as their Senior Director of Product while simultaneously co-founding GigKafe, an online space for individuals to monetize their talents. Prior to that, she was the HU Product Lead of the web and mobile site of HomeUnion. She worked to create a more pertinent and personal user experience. In addition, she has worked as Senior Director of Product at Zenfolio Inc, working alongside the CEO to assure the product strategy lined up with the company vision. Even earlier in her career, she thrived as Director of Product at HP Snapfish, strategizing to monetize the product and feature. Her Product Leadership career began at Microsoft where she worked as Senior Product Manager on their manageability product for three years, leading teams spread out across the globe. Kanakshila earned her Master of Business Administration at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, where she received the Global Mindset Scholarship.
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