Principal Product Manager, Amazon
Ofir works on the infrastructure expansion and go-to-market strategy for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Working at Amazon for almost four years, he looks back at an incredibly diversified career that led him to live across the globe and work in several different sectors. Ofir started his career by
serving in an elite Israeli technology intelligence unit as a Course Commander, and in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office as Senior Intelligence Officer. After his service he transitioned to work as a clerk in a law firm for high-tech and venture capital law. Ofir then moved to the USA, where he first worked as a researcher at Harvard and then joined Amazon Web Services. There he first broke into product and his colleagues regard his skillset very highly. His strengths also include Strategic Planning, Corporate Governance and Business Development. Ofir holds an Israelis Law Degree, which he completed while working as Senior Intelligence Officer. Furthermore he also holds an MBA from Wharton and an MPA from Harvard. During his professional and academic career he has gained extraordinarily multicultural experience, as he lived and worked in Israel, the US, Singapore, Africa & Europe. This broad experience makes him an incredibly interesting and diverse speaker.
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