Upasna is the Product Manager on the Digital News Platforms team at CNN where she is working alongside CNN’s journalists, engineers, and designers to build the new platform that will revolutionize the way breaking news is delivered to the world.
Upasna lives her passion for teaching through processing complex technological topics and distilling them down to their simplest forms so that they can be understood by anyone. She has presented her thought leadership on product management and leadership at several tech conferences, including the Digital Summit series, INBOUND, Grace Hopper Celebration, SXSW and TEDx.
Outside of her day job at CNN, Upasna is a freelance journalist at CNN, tech career coach, meditation teacher, a Community Lead with Google’s Women Techmakers, and a Product Management mentor at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism.
In 2022, Upasna was awarded a Top Product Coach honor by Reforge, Products by Women, and Scale Higher.