Palak spent the earlier half of her career working with companies such as IBM, Deloitte, and Grant Thornton. She is currently a Global Strategic Finance Director at Amazon. Prior to her current role, she served as Global Head of Revenue Strategy, Operations, and Engineering for Amazon Advertising. In her various roles at Amazon, she partnered with business leaders across AWS, Amazon Advertising, and Amazon Stores to help grow and scale businesses by building the strategy in various functions. She has led 320+ international expansion and strategic initiatives, and led companywide operations excellence initiatives that delivered hundreds of millions in productivity improvements. Palak leads a team of 200+ professional across North America, APAC, and EMEA.
Prior to Amazon, she served as a M&A, and Strategy & Operations Partner at Grant Thornton specializing in advising Russell 2000 companies on deals, and growing and scaling businesses. She loves adventure sports; anything from skydiving to parasailing - bungee jumping is next on her list!