Konval Matin is the Director of Merchant Storytelling at Shopify, where she empowers teams across Shopify to discover and share the stories of a million-plus independent businesses. Focusing on stories that show the economic and real-life impact entrepreneurs have not only on their lives, but their communities, economies, and our planet.
Most recently she was Chief of Staff to Shopify’s Chief Product Officer. Trusted advisor to the CPO, she was a strategic partner in defining product priorities to meet merchant, partner, and buyer needs. Konval started her career at Shopify in culture, where she helped scale the company’s culture and talent development from 100 to 4000+ employees around the world. As the Director of Culture and Talent Development, her team was responsible for designing both the physical and digital experiences where employees at all levels were enabled to do their best work.
Konval spends her time on creative projects as an artist, giving back social impact programs focused on the environment, and hiking the world’s mountains. Most recently started her own brand called TreesNotPeople, where every product sold contributes to planting a tree.