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

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