product management leader and passionate advocate for women in tech.
I'm Soundarya Chandar, an expert in using technology to help businesses thrive, with a focus on marketplaces and industries like commerce, beauty, and restaurants. Currently leading growth initiatives at Meta Inc for Instagram's small and medium businesses, I'm also passionate about empowering women in tech through mentorship and advocacy.
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Products I've built
Throughout my career in product management, I've had the privilege of spearheading innovative projects across major platforms such as Yelp, Instagram, and Facebook. Each product I've built was designed to address a specific user need and push the boundaries of what's possible in their respective sectors. From revolutionizing the restaurant waitlist system to reshaping the online shopping experience and simplifying content management on social media, my work has consistently aimed to enhance user experience and drive industry innovation. Below, you'll find an overview of some of the transformative products I've helped to bring to life.