Shiva is a strong Product Leader with experience working in some of the top tech corporations in the world. He is currently working as the VP of Product and Commerce at Facebook. Before this, he spent a few months working on Product for Apps at Apple and just over two years as VP of Consumer Product at Spotify.
On top of that, he worked on Product at Google for eight years, focusing mainly on YouTube products and features. He started out as a Senior Product Manager for Watch and Discovery, before being promoted to Group PM. He spent his last two years with the company as Director of Product Management, leading different chapters for the viewer, creator, and developer areas of YouTube. He has also worked as a Senior Product Manager at Twitter.
Shiva earned his Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from, UC Berkeley. He also holds an MBA from The Wharton School where he graduated with honors. During his Master's studies, he took part in field projects in media distribution, marketing, and product strategy with National Geographic.
Shiva is an incredible asset to his team in many ways. He brings not only top-notch technical and systems knowledge but also a new and insightful outlook towards the product. He has used this knowledge and his great communication skills to explain and break down technical and complicated business concepts for diverse constituencies and stakeholders. On top of this is he is extremely approachable, kind, and an overall great character to work alongside.
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