Anand Chandrasekaran, EVP of Products, Five9

Anand Chandrasekaran, EVP of Products, Five9

EVP of Products at Five9

Anand is the Executive Vice President of Product Management at Five9. He is a recognized product leader and innovator, with 17 years of experience building successful products & leading product organizations. Most recently, he was Director focused on the Messenger Platform at Facebook, leading the growth of the platform to over 250,000 developers including a customer care focus and eight billion messages between businesses and consumers.

He was previously Chief Product Officer at Snapdeal, one of India’s e-commerce leaders, where he helped double the seller base and daily orders. Previously, he was CPO at Bharti Airtel, the #3 mobile operator globally with 300M subscribers driving new product development and launching Wynk Music, Airtel Money etc. and leading the e-commerce business. He also co-founded Aeroprise, which became the most-deployed solution worldwide for mobile IT service management.

Anand holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering. from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Communications Engineering. from PSG College of Technology (India). In 2010, he was named Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum.