Ms. Vrudhula leads customer innovation across VMware’s strategic customers. She has several years of technical leadership, consulting, and process management experience. Ms. Vrudhula’s industry experience encompasses: retail, healthcare, life-sciences, high-technology, manufacturing, telecom, and financial services. She is a passionate technologist (with multiple patents), a process wonk (certified PMP, ITIL, Agile Scrum Master, Six-Sigma, BPM), organizational change management specialist, and an experienced product development leader. Padmaja combines operational experience with thoughtful recommendations for the sustainable success of her clients.
Prior to VMware, Ms. Vrudhula was the SVP of Services and Strategy for an innovative SaaS BI company, Chief Strategist and Founder of a consulting company, the Director of Solution Delivery for Moss Adams LLP, a consultant with Deloitte Consulting in their CIO services practice, as well as a Business Solutions Manager for Washington Mutual’s Treasury, Capital Markets, and Market Risk groups.
In addition to an MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, Ms. Vrudhula is currently finishing her MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington, specializing in emerging technology (blockchain, ML/AI, GPU Programming etc.).