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Smita Hashim

Director Product Management at Google

IIT Kanpur

Smita is currently Director of Product Management at Google Cloud where she leads product development and go to market strategy for Google Voice – Google’s cloud voice solution. Prior to Voice, she led the expansion of Google’s Chrome OS device and Android apps portfolio and market growth. Before Chrome OS, Smita led AdWords expansion into location based advertising solutions and managed monetization strategies for Google Finance, Blogger, and Google News. Prior to Google, Smita led the product management team for delivery of television over IP networks at Microsoft. She started her career as a research scientist focused on Video Compression technologies at CLI, Inc. and VTEL – pioneers in digital video technologies. Smita received her bachelor’s degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur, masters from Princeton and has a PhD in information sciences from the University of California.