top of page
amitb professional headshot.jpeg

Hi I am Amit Bhatnagar

Product Leader. Mentor. Perpetual Student. 

I am a seasoned Product Leader with 15+ years of overall work experience in product management in large companies (Apple, Microsoft), product leadership in Indian startups (Nykaa, Dineout, OYO), consulting (Deloitte Digital) and software development (Adobe, Computer Associates).

I have proven expertise in building world-class product teams and attracting top talent, overhauling product culture, rearchitecting product strategy and driving cross-functional projects

My Blog

Professional Experience

November 2021 - November 2022

Senior Vice President: Product, Nykaa


Led product management and product-led growth for Nykaa Beauty & Nykaa Man plus some platform services that cut across the whole Nykaa B2C ecosystem (includes payments, marketing tech, Retail POS). Team size: 25-30.

October 2017 - April 2020

Associate Vice President: Product, OYO


First headed the B2B demand channel (corporate travel, Travel Agent, etc.) and then B2C Consumer Product. This was where I first took up a people management role. Also managed product marketing and program management.

February 2013 - September 2016

Senior Product Manager, Microsoft


Worked first as a Product Strategy Manager with Bing Ads and then as a product manager with Bing Local Search. At Microsoft, I learnt the power of consumer-research and data-driven decisioning in product management.

May 2006 - July 2009

Software Engineer, Adobe Inc.


I worked as a software developer first with Adobe Print Technology Group working with the world's top printer manufacturing companies (Ricoh, Epson etc.) and then briefly with the Adobe InDesign team.

April 2020 - November 2021

Chief Product Officer, Dineout


Built and led a world-class product team across Product Management, UX Design, Analytics and UX/Tech Writing.( Team size 27)

Managed a full-stack restaurant tech suite cutting across B2C, B2B and B2B2C SaaS solutions.

September 2016 - February 2017

Senior Product Manager, Apple


Worked on the Apple Maps Product team for a short period before I decided to go full-time on my Master's degree at Stanford to accelerate the move back to India for personal reasons.

August 2011 - February 2013

Senior Consultant, Deloitte Digital

Deloitte Digital

Served as a Digital Strategy consultant on projects spanning web analytics and social media strategy for clients spanning e-commerce, travel, hospitality, insurance and media & entertainment verticals.

June 2005 - May 2006

Associate SDE, CA Technologies

CA Technologies

First role in the corporate world. Handled development (primary) and Quality Assurance (temporary, but valuable stint) for two internal products for CA Technologies stack across three UNIX platforms.


Stanford University, Stanford

Master of Science (Management Science and Engineering)

Stanford University, Stanford

Graduated with a GPA of 3.95/4.0

GRE: 334/340

National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science and Engineering)

National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Graduated top 10% of class

Scored 19th rank among 96000+ entrance examination candidates

Emory University, Atlanta

Master of Business Administration (Strategy and Marketing)

Emory University, Atlanta

Graduated Beta Gamma Sigma.

100% tuition scholarship; GMAT 770.

bottom of page