Deep Nishar is the Vice President of Product at LinkedIn, a position he took in December 2008. Prior to LinkedIn, Nishar was a long time Google executive who helped start its mobile business and other key products.
As Director of Wireless Products at Google, Deep Nishar developed and implemented the product strategy for Google's mobile products worldwide. Prior to Google, Deep worked at Siebel Systems where he was a member of the founding team of the Universal Application Network (UAN) business unit which grew to a $40 million a year run rate in its first year.
Prior to Siebel, Deep founded Patkai Networks, a web services based software integration company. At Patkai, Deep built the product and engineering organizations and drove all of the business operations for the company. Additionally, Deep was an associate at The Boston Consulting Group and also held various product management, marketing, finance and engineering roles at Cummins Engine Company, where he was awarded three patents.
Deep received his Bachelors in Technology with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, where he was awarded the Institute Silver Medal. Deep also received a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School where he graduated with highest honors as a Baker Scholar.
Senior Vice President Products & User Experience
Jan, 2009 - Current (almost 8 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Apr, 2016||Emailage||$5.67M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2013||Numerify||$8M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2010||LawPivot||$600k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2010||Adku||$1.5M / Seed||AngelPad|
|Mar, 2010||Optimizely||$1.2M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2009||VigLink||$800k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr 3, 2016||Business Insider Australia - How this economist reluctantly became one of the most successful tech execs you've never heard of|
|Apr 2, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Meet the insanely successful COO of Qualtrics who doesn't like to work 'as a matter of principle'|
|Feb 20, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Sexism almost ended the career of one of the most powerful women in the Valley and her new startup is fighting back|
|Feb 19, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Sexism almost ended the career of one of the most powerful women in the Valley and her new startup is fighting back|
|Jan 21, 2016||iAM Wire - A Look at IIT Kharagpur’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016|
|Dec 1, 2015||Venture Beat - LinkedIn revamps its mobile app: A bold step forward for a stagnant service|
|Oct 14, 2015||SF Gate - LinkedIn revamps mobile app, rolls out recruiting tools|
|Jul 1, 2015||Business Wire - Former LinkedIn Top Executive Deep Nishar Joins SoftBank|