SANTA CLARA, MAY 8-9, 2020

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Converge. Create. Elevate.

ADHAR WALIA

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, HTC VIVE

CONTENT CHAIR, AI / ML

Adhar Walia is a Product Management leader with extensive experience in building and growing intelligent products and digital experiences at the intersection of Mobile, AI/ ML, AR/ VR, IoT and emerging technologies. Adhar is currently the Director of Product at HTC Vive, where he is working on transforming user experience through the use of AI/ ML, computer vision and NLP technologies. Adhar is also currently working with several startups advising them in Product development, AI/ ML strategy and use of emerging technologies to drive user growth. Prior to HTC, Adhar served as VP of Product at Playphone where he was resonsible for launching several first to market products and growing them to 25+ countries. Adhar has over 18 years of experience in leading Product Management and Product Marketing organizations and launching a broad range of products with customer-first approach. He has held leadership roles at several startups and Fortune 500 companies including Sprint, Qualcomm, and Symantec. Adhar studied Engineering from the University of Southern California and MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.