STARWEST - Conference Speaker: Vidya Dinamani

Vidya Dinamani

Product Rebels

Vidya Dinamani is the founder of, where she exercises her passion for coaching product leaders, product teams, and entrepreneurs. She has eighteen years of experience specializing in business and technology strategy and product design, development, and management. Vidya has held multiple executive product, customer experience, and technology roles at leading companies such as Intuit, Mitchell International, and Deloitte. She is also an angel investor, primarily focused on software companies. A holder of seven US patents for software technology, Vidya earned a B.S. in physics from Victoria University and a master's from Carnegie Mellon University. Heather Samarin, founder of Product Rebels, has seventeen years of experience in delighting customers through the design, development, and management of customer experiences within both B2B and B2C marketing and product management. She’s held senior and C-level roles at start-ups within the social gaming and health care markets, where she led product strategy and new product development. Before this, Heather spent eleven years at Intuit Inc. and held several senior leadership positions. She holds a B.S. in finance from California State University and an MBA in marketing from Santa Clara University.