People of Color in Product

Product School has selected the most influential People of Color Product who build and help others build digital products loved by millions of people

Jules Walter

Product Lead at Slack and Co-founder of BlackPMs

Product Lead at Slack and Co-founder of BlackPMs

Jules Walter

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Tiffany Dockery

Product Lead at Instagram

Product Lead at Instagram

Tiffany Dockery

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Jon Bell

Sr. Product Manager at Netflix

Sr. Product Manager at Netflix

Jon Bell

Jon Bell is a Sr. product Manager at Netflix. Before, he was building products at Mailchimp and Udacity. He strives to mix innovation, design, data and technology to build solutions that add exponential value to products.

Ashok Bania

Sr. Director of Product at CNN

Sr. Director of Product at CNN

Ashok Bania

Ashok is the Senior Director of Product Management at CNN. He was, previously, the Head of Product at Lyft, the Director of Product Management at Headspace, Senior PM at Spotify, worked at Dolby Laboratories, Yahoo and AOL. With over 12 years of experience in Product Management encompassing - Voice/Smart Speaker Products (Google Assistant and Alexa), Wearables, Machine Learning, and more, he has a proven track record.

Jesse Owens

Director of Product at Mastercard

Director of Product at Mastercard

Jesse Owens

Jesse E. Owens II is a technology product leader with experience spanning across multiple industries including FinTech, Education, and Military Defense. Currently, he's a Director of Product at MasterCard building innovative Consumer and API payment products globally. Prior to MasterCard, he was a Product Manager at Imagine Easy Solutions (recently acquired by Chegg.)

Theresa Johnson

Product Lead at Airbnb

Product Lead at Airbnb

Theresa Johnson

Theresa is a Product Manager at Airbnb for their payments product. She's passionate about extending technology access for everyone and finding mission driven companies that can have an outsized impact on the world. She has worked in Silicon Valley, Boston, New York, Ethiopia, Ghana, Japan, Germany on a variety of interdisciplinary business and engineering problems.

Shiva Rajaraman

CPO at WeWork

CPO at WeWork

Shiva Rajaraman

Shiva Rajaraman is a product leader with more than 20 years of experience who has worked as Chief Technology Officer at WeWork and has held leadership Product roles at Spotify, Google, Apple, Twitter, and Youtube.

Pratik Shah

Product Lead at Lyft

Product Lead at Lyft

Pratik Shah

Pratik Shah has over ten years of experience in Product Management, specializing in growth (acquisition and retention) and two sided marketplaces. He's currently a Product Lead at Lyft and prior to that was working as a Growth Product Manager at Airbnb.

David Cancel

CEO at Drift

CEO at Drift

David Cancel

David Cancel is an American entrepreneur, investor, and founder of several software companies. He is the CEO and founder of Drift, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company which creates messaging software for businesses.

Yasmin Kothari

Product Lead at Asana

Product Lead at Asana

Yasmin Kothari

Yasmin is a dynamic and action-oriented Product professional with additional experience in Consultancy and Business Analysis. Today, as a VP of Product at Domio, she leads product management, product design, and engineering teams at the fast-paced hospitality startup. Her work has taken Yasmin across the US and India to support various ventures, including successful ones such as Airbnb, PayPal, and McKinsey & Company.

Jeetu Patel

CPO at Box

CPO at Box

Jeetu Patel

Jeetu Patel is a Chief Product Officer at Box. He leads the company's overall product and platform strategy, driving Box’s long-term roadmap and vision for cloud content management in the enterprise. Previously, as Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Platform at Box, Jeetu led the creation of the Box Platform business unit, overseeing product strategy, marketing and developer relations.

Pooja Ghera

Head of Product at Amazon

Head of Product at Amazon

Pooja Ghera

Pooja Ghera has been at Amazon for almost 4 years, and in that time has risen through the ranks from Senior Product Manager to Head of Product, working on Alexa Smart Home. Before joining Amazon, she began her career at Infosys, progressively attaining Engineering positions and building a solid understanding of tech. As an IT professional, Pooja is passionate about Big Data, e-commerce, and the Internet of Things. In her work at Amazon, she masterfully uses her multidisciplinary skills to lead her teams, whilst always keeping business strategy in mind.

Roshni Jain

VP of Product at Eventbrite

VP of Product at Eventbrite

Roshni Jain

Roshni is an analytical, results-driven Product Leader with 10+ years of experience in B2B, consumer digital products, and passionate about building and growing innovative products and customer experiences. Currently, she’s a VP of Product at Eventbrite, enabling consumers to discover the best local live experiences that match their interests.

Megha Jain

Head of Product at Uber

Head of Product at Uber

Megha Jain

Over the past decade, Megha has helped create and grow high-value businesses by focussing on what matters the most - people. Currently, she’s Head of Product at Uber, she’s stood up Uber’s Hailable (Taxis, 3 and 2 wheeler) business from the ground up, a strategic company priority.

Minal Mehta

VP of Product at Youtube

VP of Product at Youtube

Minal Mehta

Minal Mehta is Head of Product at Youtube, leading a suite of products that serve the next billion users in emerging markets at YouTube, delivering growth while serving the distinct needs of users in emerging markets. She creates influence across YouTube and Google, ensuring that teams across the company are building for this key segment.

Shilpa Vir

Sr. Product Manager at Google

Sr. Product Manager at Google

Shilpa Vir

Shilpa is an extremely skilled Product Manager and leader with a passion for delivering business results, and her enthusiasm for doing the right thing for the customer is contagious. Currently, she’s a Product Manager for Google. Prior to her current role, Shilpa was a Group Product Manager for eBay for over 4 years.

Daniel Elizalde

VP of IoT Products at Ericsson

VP of IoT Products at Ericsson

Daniel Elizalde

Daniel Elizalde heads Ericsson’s D-15 IoT Studio in Silicon Valley, where he leads an innovation team focused on creating solutions leveraging IoT and 5G. Daniel has over 20 years of experience managing the complete lifecycle of IoT products in many industries, including manufacturing, automotive, and renewable energy.

Jamal Eason

Sr. Product Manager

Sr. Product Manager

Jamal Eason

Jamal is a Product Manager in the internet and mobile industries for both start-ups and large companies. He’s highly skilled in Strategic Planning, UX Design, Analytical Thinking, Go-to-market Strategy, Mobile Apps, and Leadership. Currently, Jamal is Senior Product Manager at Google, where he launched Android Studio, the official app developer product from Google.

Sanchan Saxena

General Manager

General Manager

Sanchan Saxena

Sanchan leads the teams responsible for building Airbnb Plus and Verified.

Prior to this, he supported the Product Management team at Instagram responsible for building Shopping on Instagram, Conversational commerce, Local Discovery and Travel, Payments, and Business tools.

Martie Burris

Sr. Product Manager

Sr. Product Manager

Martie Burris

Martie is a Senior Manager of Product Management at Salesforce, as a Product leader for Elements Marketplace, she manages Partnerships, Programs, and Product for Salesforce's $100M+ business. Additionally, she created a data-driven Product strategy and long term roadmap for Heroku Elements Marketplace.