Puzzles & Perceptions, WorkEthic & Humanistic Insights

Mar 06, 03:07 PM

In this conversation, Chitra from PM Power & Swetha Sivaram, Sr. Manager at IBM, talk about her journey in the world of technology as Swetha shares her experiences on -

  • Choice of computer science engineering
  • Perceptions at work
  • Transitions from a telecom engineer to app developer to systems engineering
  • Humanistic insights from work experience
  • Sharing experiences by and for women in technology

Swetha Sivaram is a Senior Engineering Manager at IBM India. She has over 17 years of experience in the software industry spanning the domains of telecom, application development and most recently, systems engineering. She has led various engineering teams and with her expertise in transformation management, agile development and goal-oriented execution skills, has helped teams challenge status quo and achieve their potential. Swetha is passionate about helping women in tech careers achieve their full potential and is actively involved in several efforts both within IBM as well as externally. Swetha has a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from BITS Pilani and among other things, enjoys solving large puzzles (read 5ft*4ft).