Saikrishna Desaraju

Saikrishna Desaraju

Engineering Manager at Deliveroo

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Hi, I am Saikrishna Desaraju, Engineering Manager at Deliveroo. I have 13+ years of software engineering experience with a focus on engineering management and tech leadership over the past 5 years. I live in Dartford, United Kingdom with my wife and a lovely child who teaches me patience, empathy and the most importantly the "Why" mindset :) As a self-taught engineering leader, it was thought-provoking and inspiring to get mentored by the engineering community which shaped my skills in building high-performing teams, managing stakeholders, driving strategy and creating an impact at work. I believe it is time to give back to the community and share my experiences to inspire and motivate individuals to unlock their potential and progress in their careers

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5 Years


Manager of Managers


Education / eTech
Computer Software
Food / Foodtech

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Engineering Manager

Marks and Spencer

Oct 2021 - current

Led 6 cross-functional product and platform teams (40 engineers) focused on driving M&S's mobile app strategy and delivering value to customers

Software Development Manager

Bromcom Computers Plc

Sep 2016 - Aug 2021

Engineering and Technical leader focused on delivering SaaS based products (MIS, MyChildAtSchool, Vision, Student Portal and mobile apps) to UK Schools and Multi-Academy Trusts Successfully implemented Agile and Cloud transformation

Software Engineer (Senior/Staff)

Bromcom Computers Plc

Sep 2013 - Sep 2016

Developed web applications in .Net Core, jQuery, React, REST/OData APIs, and Azure Cloud (IaaS/PaaS)

Software Developer

Tata Consultancy Services

May 2009 - Sep 2013

Developed web and windows mobile applications

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