Deep Nishar has more than 20 years’ experience helping to build and grow successful software and Internet businesses. He joined LinkedIn in January 2009, and as the senior vice president of products and user experience, he is responsible for setting and executing the company’s global product strategy. He also oversees product management, data analytics, online sales, and customer operations as well as the user experience and web design teams. Deep has been credited with simplifying and modernizing LinkedIn’s product portfolio and revamping LinkedIn’s mobile platform to further drive member engagement.
Before LinkedIn, Deep worked at Google from 2003 to 2009, where he headed product strategy for the Asia-Pacific region, led the company’s mobile initiatives, and built the systems used for managing Google’s global customer base. Previously, Deep was the founder and vice president of products at Patkai Networks. Deep holds an MBA, Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School, an MSEE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a B. Tech with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology. Deep has co-authored seven patents and is also a recipient of the Google Founders Award, which is given to employees who made extraordinary contributions to the company.