Veena Basavaraj

Veena Basavaraj

VP Engineering at WeWork

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Currently leading a team of 120+ across SF/NY. Day to day involved in driving key business goals and KPIs for wework tech , working across sales, marketing and business stakeholders and product/design teams. Hiring and empowering teams growth and career aspirations keeps me on my toes !! 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 infrastructure that scaled from 60M to 350M users in 4 years 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. Thrives effortlessly in high impact driven environments.

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8 Years


Manager of Managers


Cloud Services
Consumer Services
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