Satish Kanwar

Vice President of Product, Shopify

Type: Associate

Site: Toronto

Satish Kanwar is the VP of Product at Shopify, where he leads product development for sales channels and shopping experiences. Satish led Shopify’s strategic shift from online store software to multichannel commerce platform and formed partnerships with Facebook, Pinterest, and Amazon, among many others.

In 2009, Satish cofounded user experience studio Jet Cooper and grew the team from two to 25 people within a few years of operation. Over the years, Jet Cooper has been credited for helping shape Canada’s startup and design communities. In 2013, Jet Cooper was acquired by Shopify in order to further develop its product and design teams.

Satish actively participates in the Canadian business and technology ecosystems. He is a previous organizer of TEDxToronto, a mentor with the Creative Destruction Lab, and an angel investor.