Asti Shah

Mountain View, California, US

Manager - Out of box thinker with eye for talent
Asti's Skills
Product Management
User Experience
Business Development

Age Group


About Asti

An engineer with 20+ years of experience at Microsoft, Apple, Cisco, Tata , & Avaya.
Talented to gather all people better than me around me - and still respect each other to get best results as a Team.
Out of The Box Thinker with Good inclination and deep appreciation for different forms of art.
Excellent record in academics and extra curricular activities.
Good Record in New product launch, Bottom Up Analysis , Strategy Formulation & Implementation ; Innovation Delivery; Change Management
Detail orientated, Not afraid to make objective recommendations; believe in Post Modern Leadership


Work - Well Done. - Myself

Work Experience

Program Manager

Johnson & Johnson, Apple , Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya

December 1995 - Today

Self-motivated & result-oriented IT Manager / Technology Change Manager who rapidly adapts to business needs & emerging technologies. 20+ yrs. experience @ Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Microsoft, Apple, Avaya, Cardinal Health, Vmware in product-launch & technology change management. - Comfortably partnered with senior leadership & advocate on critical matters like change mgmt., restructuring. - Proven track record of Taking ownership of projects, Identifying new business opportunities, leading turnaround situations, implementation of new strategies, motivating mediocre teams & making difficult decisions.. - Experienced in replacing ERPs ( e.g. Oracle by SAP ) & Ecommerce platforms - using bottom-up analysis, or top-down change strategy. - Firm believer in “ Beings of habit , “Only 2 choices - strategic anticipation or decay” “ Nothing fails like success “ & “business relativism management” . - Managed onsite- offshore software & engineering teams ( 7-65 members ) , product managers, QA, Architects, analysts, 3rd party vendors & end users to deliver IT solutions of .5 to 3 M budgets within scope, time & budget. Strong track record in  Delivering projects within scope, time & budget.  “ Bridging the gap” between business teams and IT  Customer / Business interfacing, Managing large cross functional teams  Strong hold in system analysis and Design.  New Product Introductions, Option & Risk analysis, M&A scenarios.  Rapid requirements gathering, BRD, FRD, Gap analysis,  Vendor selection through RFI- RFP – RFQ- Demo – POC. Vendor Management.  BI Projects, Mobile Apps, New product Launch, Gap Analysis  Agile Scrum Master – Product Owner • Bottom Up Analysis & Detail Orientation • Out Of The Box Thinking • Innovation Implementation – Delivery • Top Down Strategy Design • Not Afraid To Make Objective Recommendations • Change Management • Motivator • Post Modern Leadership • Supply Chain Management • New Product Design & Launch


Gujarat University

BS In Engineering

1991 - 1995

Wharton Online -University of Pennsylvania

Business Analytics

2015 - 2015

Copenhagen Business School

Strategy Formulation

2017 - 2017

Co-working Space

100 e. middlefield road, #3C ; mountain view, CA 94043

2014 - Today