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Veena Basavaraj

Veena Basavaraj

Senior Director of Engineering at WeWork

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Hello 👋
My next available slot is

  • Monday 24th Jan10:00 PM (GMT)

My superpowers: keeping it real, what you see is what you get!, balance well between global and local optima for execution, nurturing every team member for who they are and what they can be and getting $$$$ done. Thrives effortlessly in high impact driven environments. Building strong tech engineering teams, impactful products, coaching the next wave of engineering leaders and managers to enable a workplace that collaborates, aligns and commits to excel. 15+ years of engineering leadership in frontend, backend, data pipelines, streaming and ML platforms and solutions in both enterprise and consumer products. Building and leading the team in Salesforce via Metamind acquisition to build and scale the Einstein.AI deep learning platform powering salesforce bots engine. Technical lead for data streaming platform for uber data infrastructure powering trips and dispatch. At Linkedin, grew into staff engineer revamping the core service and frontend infrastucure that scaled from 60M to 350M users in 4years Fostering a culture of mentoring peers and especially girls and women in engineering. Participated in the TechWomen program mentoring women leaders from the middle east and Africa, Hackbright, bootcamps and Technovation initiatives

About me

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6 Years


Manager of Managers


Cloud Services
Real Estate
Consumer Services

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