A passionate technologist and a product leader with extensive experience (~16 years) in building highly scalable, resilient E-commerce and enterprise applications that are SaaS, IaaS and PaaS based. Graduated with Master’s Degree from San Jose State University (SJSU, CA) with Major in Client Server Computing, worked in United States for large size tech company Sun Microsystems on Identity Access Management, mid-size product based company Intuit on flagship products – TurboTax, QuickBooks, and start-up company Software Tree on object-relational mapping software. In pursuit of paying it forward, worked on AgriNova project at Intuit, IDC Bangalore, an SMS based solution to help farmers sell their produce at a fair market price that gave an immense satisfaction of having put principles of Design Thinking into practice from ground-up. As an Innovation catalyst, she has coached several start-ups at NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore in partnership with Pensaar Inc and at GHC on Design for Delight and Customer Driven Innovation. As a leader of Tech Women community at Intuit, steered 150+ women engineers, was tech-panellist at Cisco, Ericsson. Has contributed as Agile Advisory Board member, won best manager award at Intuit. Currently, Vidya is part of digital transformation journey of India through Reliance, driving Jio Cloud platform and Site Reliability Engineering that entails design through deployment, post-production and also leading the charter of Tech Women at Reliance Jio.