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Mahesh Chayel

Product Manager, TripAdvisor

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Mahesh is a results-driven Senior Product Executive experienced in setting up strategy, vision and product roadmaps, where a high level of ambiguity and ownership is required. He is a professional focused on strategic problem solving with extensive experience in highly complex environments, which combine a deep understanding of critical business drivers, supplier incentives, payment methodologies across global markets. During his lucrative career, Mahesh has led, motivated and developed multicultural worldwide teams across the world.

He began his professional career at Oracle as a Software Development Engineer for Siebel Analytics and Oracle Business Intelligence suites. His entrepreneurial mindset eventually led him to co-found a startup,, a P2P platform that solves challenges in reaching out to players for recreational sports. During his most recent position at Amazon Web Services, as a Senior Product Manager, Mahesh has led the product to build a highly engaging and profitable business for Amazon Silk, the web browser on all Kindle Fire tablets. Moreover, he has a strong sense of data analytics, A/B testing methodology and machine learning enabled products.

Mahesh earned his Master of Science in Integrated, Computer Science from the College of Engineering, MBA in Strategy, Systems from Indian Institute of Management, and a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work has taken him across the world, from India to Singapore, Tokyo and eventually to Boston, US, where he is currently based.

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