Kanav Gandhi

Director of Product Management at Productiv

Kanav Gandhi has a diverse range of work experience spanning over 15 years. Kanav is currently the Director of Product Management at Productiv, starting in April 2023. Prior to this, they worked as a Featured Speaker at Product School starting from February 2021. From July 2020 to April 2023, Kanav held the position of Group Product Manager at Box, where they led various areas including the identity platform and device security capabilities.

Before joining Box, Kanav was a Product Manager at Thales eSecurity from May 2018 to July 2020. Kanav managed the Vormetric Application Crypto Suite and played a key role in product positioning, licensing, and pricing. Kanav also had the opportunity to create a new data security product from conceptualization stage, and developed executive level presentations and training materials for internal and external stakeholders.

From 2016 to 2018, Kanav worked at Pulse Secure, first as a Product Manager and then as a Senior Software Engineer. In their role as Product Manager, they led an initiative to support Pulse Workspace on a new platform and defined the MVP. As a Senior Software Engineer, Kanav served as the Team Lead for the Pulse Workspace Android application, where they contributed to the roadmap and identified missing capabilities.

Prior to Pulse Secure, Kanav worked at Citrix as a Senior Software Engineer from 2014 to 2016. Kanav contributed to the architecture redesign of the Secure Hub Android application and implemented the MVP pattern in the authentication module.

Earlier in their career, Kanav gained experience as a Software Developer II at Immersion Corporation from 2011 to 2014, where they invented novel haptic solutions and modified Android open source code. Kanav also had an internship at Arasan Chip Systems Inc. in 2010 and worked as a Software Engineer at Infosys from 2006 to 2008.

Overall, Kanav's work experience showcases their expertise in product management, software engineering, and leadership roles across various industries.

Kanav Gandhi has a diverse education history that includes both formal degrees and certifications. Kanav obtained a Software Product Management (SPM) Certificate from Product School in 2017. Prior to that, they completed their Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University between 2009 and 2010. Kanav'sundergraduate education was in Electrical Engineering, where they earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth between 2002 and 2006. Kanav's education journey started at St. James' School, but no specific degree or field of study was mentioned for this period. In addition to their formal education, they also acquired certifications such as "Mastering Product Management" from Reforge in November 2021, and another Software Product Management (SPM) Certificate from Product School in August 2017.


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  • Director of Product Management

    April, 2023 - present