Yahoo! Chris Saito
Senior Director, Product Management Yahoo!


As senior director of product management for Yahoo! Shopping, Chris Saito brings more than fifteen years of marketing, product development and management experience to the company. Saito is responsible for setting product vision and strategy, and oversees the Yahoo! Shopping product team which encompasses Product Search, comparison shopping and Product Guides.

Prior to joining Yahoo!, Saito served as vice president of marketing for Kontiki, a company specializing in video delivery software. Before joining Kontiki, he was Senior Director of Product Marketing at America Online, joining the company with the acquisition of Netscape. Saito managed several products including the browser and related component technologies, email, and collaboration software through multiple releases. Prior to Netscape, he worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and as a hardware engineer designing flight simulators - a natural career evolution after serving as a naval flight officer in the United States Navy.

Saito holds a BSE in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.