April 17, 2017

Shopkick Senior Product Manager Gaurav Hardikar on the Future of E-commerce

About the podcast:

In this episode, Gaurav Hardikar talks about the future of e-commerce. He discusses how to design products that provide an efficient shopping process for consumers, how he drives engagement at Shopkick, and the need to balance stakeholders needs with needs of consumers. He also talks about the qualities needed to be a great Product Manager and what it is like being a minority in Silicon Valley.

About the guest:

Gaurav Hardikar is a Senior Product Manager at shopkick. He formerly worked as Senior Product Manager at Trulia Rentals. He’s responsible for driving ROI for CPG brand clients through features that shopkick users love (like Scans and Receipts). When he’s not trying to help the average American earn kicks while they shop, he enjoys traveling, biking, and the general outdoors

About: Products That Count is a global community of 15,000+ product managers and innovators. Its mission is to provide insider access to founders and C-level execs such as Netflix Product VP, Crossing the Chasm legendary author, Trulia Founder, Lyft CMO and more. It produces coveted programs on product including a podcast, monthly speaker series in San Francisco, New York and London, and invite-only executive retreats. Partners include WeChat, Yelp, LeanPlum, Pragmatic Marketing, and StartupDigest.