Business Transformation | Strategy | Operational Excellence | Product Management
Poonam Zantye is a Business Transformation leader with more than 17 years’ experience delivering long-term business value by addressing strategic organizational challenges and opportunities. She is a versatile leader with a passion for problem solving and driving impact. She is a strong believer in the power of business to bring about social change.
As a Product Leader at Walmart, she is responsible for driving digital transformation for merchants across the organization’s global footprint. She has played an integral role in driving Walmart’s data maturity strategy. At BMO Harris Bank, Poonam was instrumental in setting up a business transformation office and leading multiple strategic initiatives for the bank.
Previously, in her role as a consulting and strategy leader at companies such as Deloitte, Harley-Davidson, Prudential, and Wipro, she advised companies on strategy development, operational excellence, organization design and change management.
Poonam is a lifelong learner, with a degree in Engineering and MBAs from the University of Michigan and the Indian Institute of Management. Additionally, she has multiple certifications in product management, agile program management and innovation from Stanford and Cornell universities. She currently resides in Bentonville, Arkansas with her husband and 4-year-old daughter.