Suchi Upadhyayula is a seasoned technology executive and currently holds an engineering leadership position at Apple. Prior to Apple, she was the Chief Technology Officer of Customer Office at Prudential Financial. At Prudential, in her role as CTO, she was responsible for multiple functions including Architecture, Operations, Platform Engineering and Data Technologies. She has also held various global product development leadership roles at Intuit and Oracle. She is passionate about building products and platforms that customers love. Her special interests include coaching and mentoring early career engineers and women in technology. She lives in San Jose, CA with her husband Prasad and has two sons, Rohan and Shrayes. Suchi earned an undergraduate degree in Information Systems and a master’s degree in Software Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India.