Diana Armacanqui
Product Manager, Publicis Sapient
Diana Armacanqui is a product manager at Publicis Sapient, a digital transformation partner that helps organizations achieve their technology goals through ways of working and the way that they serve their customers. As a product manager, she leads cross-functional teams of engineers, product designers, marketers, and strategists in establishing product vision, strategy, roadmap, and prioritization in order to build and launch products that provide business value and improve customer experiences. She has successfully launched products from ideation to release for millions of users in various industries. With an academic background in economics and environmental sciences, Diana likes to explore the intersection of sustainability, climate change, and social equity with product and system design. Deeply interested in design thinking and human-centered design principles, she is motivated by designing technology and experiences to solve our world’s most pressing and dynamic problems. In Chicago and abroad, Diana has worked towards building community food and resource security and learning about environmental sustainability through her involvement with the Chicago Mutual Aid Network, Plant Chicago, as well as with food pantries, community gardens, and grassroot resource distribution groups for communities in need. In the winter of 2019, she spent (a very rainy) time in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest learning about sustainable methods for measuring water quality and resource use at the Centro de Desarrollo Sostenible. At Publicis Sapient, she has worked with her co-workers in creating a learning series focusing on systematic racism a d community activism and has been a facilitator for community building sessions focused on identity and allyship at the workplace. Diana is happiest biking around Chicago, shooting photos on her film camera, creating road trip playlists, and building cool stuff in gardens. She gets energized by practicing yoga and playing sand volleyball, and dancing with the Peruvian folkloric dance group Mosaico.