Minal is an entrepreneurial, data-informed, and user-focused Product Executive & lifelong learner/generalist. You'll often find her working on complex problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach. Minal enjoys the pivot - going from 0 to 1 or leading transformations. Over the past few years, she’s developed a deep appreciation for marketplaces and "emerging" markets. Minal is particularly motivated in mission-driven environments, especially those focused on creating an inclusive world. She’s a big believer in the power of storytelling and enjoys speaking about the Next Billion Users, Women in Tech, Careers in Tech and Product Management Best Practices. Minal also truly enjoys working alongside founders and helping startups think about crystallizing the value they bring to customers, refining strategy, and building teams & processes to deliver a great product and sustainable business. Currently, she’s Head of Product of 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. Prior to her current role, Minal was a Group Product Manager at Google, where she led several product initiatives focused on the next billion users, managing PMs & Designers.