Amit Walia is the president, products & strategic ecosystems, responsible for Informatica’s product & market strategy, product management, product development, user experience, cloud operations, strategic ecosystems strategy and partnerships with strategic ecosystems. Previously, Amit was the executive vice president and chief product officer.
Since joining Informatica in 2013, Amit has led the company’s product organization, delivering products and solutions to extend our leadership in our core markets and establishing our leadership in new areas of Enterprise Cloud Data Management. This has led to Informatica firmly establishing its leadership in key growth areas such as master data management, intelligent cloud services (iPaaS), big data management, enterprise data catalog, data governance and data security. Amit has led Informatica’s innovation in Artificial Intelligence through the launch of CLAIRE. Under his leadership, Informatica is ranked as a leader in all the 5 Magic Quadrants related to its markets.
Prior to Informatica, Amit worked in leadership positions across a variety of functions at Symantec, Intuit and McKinsey & Company. He spent the earlier part of his career working for Tata Group and Infosys Technologies in India.
Amit holds a Master of Business Administration with honors in strategy and economics from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Additionally, he received his Bachelor of Science with honors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Varanasi.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Amit Walia and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.