About Andrew Kumar

Andrew is a global leader of high-performing and diverse digital teams, with a 20-year track record in technology, marketing, commerce and content. As the director of platform strategy at Contentful, Andrew supports teams tackling complex quality and scaling challenges in platform, customer experience, sales, marketing and strategy.

Andrew Kumar, former Head of Product @ TELUS Digital, presenting on the Digital Platform and automation, better collaboration and faster speed to market at the TELUS Digital Partner Summit 2019

Product & Delivery Expertise

Andrew has over 16 years of experience in product development, program delivery, practice management, digital business transformation, and over 7 years of experience building and leading high-performing team of teams.

Formerly the Head of Product Development, Digital Platforms @ TELUS, Andrew and his team led a multi-year digital business transformation program around technology stack unification and unlocking digital capabilities.

Technical Expertise

Areas of Expertise: Software architecture, API / Microservices, eCommerce, Mobile and Web App development, Design Systems, Systems, DevOps, Personalization, Omni-channel technology, Experience Design, Performance Marketing, Security & Reliability.

Digital Business Transformation Expertise

Prior to Publicis Sapient, Andrew has spent ~16 years in the Digital Technology and Marketing industry, helping some of the world’s largest companies reimagine how they interact with their customers and manage their businesses in the digital economy.


Andrew received a Bachelors of Arts from Simon Fraser University with specializations in Interactive Arts and Technology, Management Information Systems, and Computing Science.

Additionally, Andrew holds the following Certifications:

  • SAFE Leader: Scaled Agile Framework
  • PMP: Project Management Professional
  • CSPO: Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • CSM: Certified Scrum Master


Andrew lives in amazing Toronto, Canada, with his wife, son, and two active dogs.


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