Suja leads engineering teams that are responsible for the Big Data Platform at LinkedIn. The team is responsible for the entire ecosystem including Data Management, Hadoop as a Service, Core Hadoop, Spark, etc. This platform is leveraged by LinkedIn to make key business decisions. This platform also powers products like ‘People You May Know’, Feed relevance to name a few. Some of the open source contributions from the team include, Gobblin, Azkaban, Dr.Elephant. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Suja led BigInsights Hadoop team, Database teams at IBM. Suja holds an MS in computer Engineering. Suja is very passionate about Women in tech and has been part of various talks/panels at Dataworks summit, Girls Who Code, LeanIn, Girls Scout and Universities. She is also mentors at WEST, TechWomen.