Ankush Bagotra is a seasoned Product and Engineering Leader with 15+ years of technology management experience representing various stages of the product life cycle. He is a strategic visionary who drives organizations to exceed their business goals and customer needs. Currently, he is a Product Leader at Meta, leading the product strategy for real-time communication within the Metaverse and Family of App products.
Ankush has held various positions during his lucrative career, including as a Software and Lead Engineer, Strategy Consultant, R&D Manager, and Co-founder. His expertise lies at the intersection of Business Strategy and Customer Success & Relationships, allowing him to approach his work with an excellent pragmatic business sense. He led cross-functional global teams of successful enterprises and small startups within the domains of Education Management, IT & Services, and Computer Software. When he worked as a Director of Application Engineering at Synopsys, he defined and drove product development and built and scaled the Product Application Engineering Teams worldwide.
He is a professional who excels at developing and validating positioning, competition, segmentation, and go-to-market strategy for a fast-paced, high-growth technology market. Thanks to his strong functional and strategic background, he gained excellence at relating with people, building and managing teams in the USA, India, China, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.