Madhura Dudhgaonkar

Madhura Dudhgaonkar

Senior Director - Machine Learning at Workday

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11 Years



Management Experience

Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Data team
Scaling Team

Hi Everyone, excited to join this talented cohort! The transition from being a kick-ass engineer to being a kick-ass engineering leader is one of the toughest in my opinion. I thrived through my transitions from being an engineer to leading engineers to now leading through leaders, thanks to the mentors/coaches/great bosses I had along the way. Hoping to pay it forward for the stuff I can handle well.

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.


How To Coach A Manager To Be More Empathetic
20 December

Madhura discusses hiring and then coaching a manager who mainly used their rational, cognitive mind for decision making, but neglected to leverage empathy and active-listening for leading their people.

Handling Promotion
Internal Communication
Career Path
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Madhura Dudhgaonkar

Madhura Dudhgaonkar

Senior Director - Machine Learning at Workday


Plato Event #7: Panel - "Recruiting a diverse team"
Madhura DudhgaonkarYing Liu
Plato ELEVATE Summit Panel: Building a Product and Engineering Relationship that Works
Tom WillererVarun SrinivasanBrian ZotterMadhura DudhgaonkarSeth Sakamoto
Building alignment with Eng & Product
Madhura Dudhgaonkar


Building Alignment Between Product and Engineering

One of the talks at our Elevate conference was a panel on building alignment between product and engineering teams. Tom Willerer, ex-CPO of Coursera, moderated the discussion with participation from Clara Liang (VP of Product at Airbnb), Josh Elman (VP of Product at Robinhood), and Madhura Dudhgaonkar (Senior Director of Engineering at Workday)
Madhura Dudhgaonkar


Senior Director, Machine Learning


Oct 2018 - current


Couture Lane

Jan 2018 - current

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