Shay Barkan

Head of Product at Shyft

Shay Barkan is the current head of product at Shyft. Prior to this, they were the CPO and co-founder of Keepo AI, a startup in the eCommerce world that used AI to help stores reduce their product returns. Shay has also worked as a senior product manager at Shekel Brainweigh Ltd. (ASX:SBW), where they led the product, development, roadmap and strategy of the B2B2C ML-driven IoT products, including smart vending machines and shelves. Shay has successfully scaled up the product from a POC with an enterprise client to over 30 devices with hundreds of transactions per day. Shay has also overseen the integrations with payment companies such as 10bis and Cibus. Shay has a proven track record in successfully launching and designing advanced saas platforms, including a complex dashboard with advanced statistics, transactions, ads management, and devices and planogram management.

Shay Barkan has a background in industrial engineering and management, with a focus on IT and industrial engineering. Shay also has an MBA from Tel Aviv University's Coller School of Management, as well as an MBA from the University of St. Gallen. Shay is currently taking a product management course at Tel Aviv University, as well as a machine learning course at HP R&D.

Shay Barkan reports to Alex Alpert, Founder & CEO. They work with Stanley Rogers - Chief Revenue Officer, Damir Hrnjicic - Creative Director, and Bill Brill - SVP, Corporate Development.


  • Head of Product

    Current role

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