Anand Chandrasekaran
Sr. Director, Global Product Strategy & Product Management, Mobile Search & Commerce
Yahoo!
@anandc

As the Senior Director of Global Product Strategy and Product Management, Anand leads a team focused on building next generation of products which provide deeply meaningful mobile experiences for Yahoo!'s users.

Prior to Yahoo!, Anand was Director of Products at Openwave driving new product incubation, ecosystem development and product management of the mobile mediation product line which touched over 200M subscribers through 70+ mobile operators. Before Openwave, he was with MyToday SMS, an India-based mobile content publisher with over 17M monthly mobile users and 12 billion+ SMS messages sent annually. Previously, Anand co-founded and helped build Aeroprise, and under his leadership, Aeroprise’s mobile personalization solutions became the most-deployed mobility tool worldwide for service management and was acquired by BMC Software. He holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, a Bachelors in Engineering from PSG College of Technology (India) and has completed the Global Leadership Program at Harvard University. Anand is also Venture Advisor to Storm Ventures, a $500M VC firm and has been an advisor/board member to several privately held tech companies.