Avi Sahota

Avi Sahota

Senior Director- Program Management at Salesforce

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Avi Sahota is a seasoned executive leader with deep experience in custom system development, operational transformation, enterprise portfolio management, and agile transformations.

He is a 15 year veteran who started his journey working at KPMG and Deloitte Consulting before transitioning to the payments and cloud computing industry working at PayPal and Salesforce. In his extensive consulting experience he worked with various Fortune 100 companies such as Adobe, HP, and Intel to name a few.

– At Deloitte, he managed COTS and custom software integration projects in the Public Sector before working on huge e-commerce transformations at Adobe and TOMS. At Adobe he managed the Adobe.com transformation which focused on making the site the store using Oracle ATG and Adobe CQ5. At TOMS he led a custom e-commerce implementation to integrate Magento with SAP to deliver a seamless shopping experience.

– At PayPal he led the Agile Transformation for the payments platform and was instrumental in the re-platforming of it’s core payment transaction processing engine. This platform handled 100% of PayPals payment transactions and processed roughly 8 billion API calls per day.

– Currently as a Sr Director at Salesforce he manages the portfolio of a $2B revenue business unit whose products drive the customer service experience for some of the biggest companies in the world. He is also responsible for the daily oversight of the BU focusing on operations efficiency and effective product delivery.

Avi holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the California State University Sacramento.