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Mar 20, 2019

Satish Kanwar is the GM & VP of Product (Channels) at Shopify, where he oversees the development of ecommerce, retail, and multi-channel experiences for 600,000+ merchants globally. Satish led Shopify’s strategic shift from online store to multi-channel commerce, and formed partnerships with Facebook, Google, and Amazon, amongst many others.

Satish previously co-founded user experience studio Jet Cooper and grew the team from 2 to 25 people. Over the years, Jet Cooper has been credited for helping shape Canada’s startup and design communities. 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 ecosystem. He is an angel investor, advisor to the City of Toronto, and previous organizer of TEDxToronto. In 2016, he was named to Forbes' 30 Under 30.

Satish graduated from the University of Toronto and is an Arbor Award recipient.