Adhar Walia is a Product Management and Product Marketing executive with an 20-year track record of building and growing intelligent products across in AI/ ML, Mobile, Digital and consumer domains. He has launched several first to market services and business models to drive new user acquisition, engagement, and monetization across global markets. Adhar is currently the Lead Director of Product Management, Digital & Conversational AI Products at CVS Health. He is also a Product Management consultant and advises several companies on AI/ ML and digital product strategy.
Prior to CVS, Adhar was Sr. Director of Product at 7.ai where he built the Conversational AI platform powering digital and voice AI experiences for several Fortune 500 clients. Before 7, Director of Product at HTC Vive where he worked on several data science and machine learning-based products including user experience personalization, Computer Vision applications as well as chatbot and NLP assistants. Adhar has held leadership roles at several startups and Fortune 500 companies including, VP of Product at Playphone, as well as Sprint, Qualcomm, and Symantec. Adhar studied Engineering from the University of Southern California and MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.