Amit Gathani Director of Product Management, Publicis Sapient
Amit is an entrepreneurial, self-starter and leader with a Bachelors in Software Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Queen's University. He started his career in Management Consulting where he travelled all across North America, Europe and Australia consulting for Fortune 500 clients in the area of Workforce Management. Following his MBA, he founded his first startup, Hood Insight, 10 years ago, getting his foothold in Product Management and Leadership which led to stints at various Enterprise software companies where he successively grew into Product Leadership roles managing and building high performance teams and building industry leading products in the areas of HR, Payroll, Workforce Management, Talent Management and Payments. During this time, Amit has played a pivotal role teaching, coaching and speaking at various Product learning organizations including TPMA, Product Tank and ProductTO where he has acted as mentor and coach for new and more senior product people. Amit currently is co-founder of a B2B e-commerce startup, OrdrTakr, and Director of Product Management at Publicis Sapient. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, travel, socializing, working out and spending time with his daughter and wife.