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In a world full of innovative software, applying technology to solve social problems is Padmaja’s passion. As the Senior Director of Information Technology at the Skoll Foundation, she is chartered with defining and architecting technology solutions to support the foundation’s initiatives and further its mission of creating large scale change.
Padmaja has more than 20 years of experience in managing global Information Technology organizations and providing solutions across enterprise business operations. Prior to Skoll, Padmaja was the Senior Director of Business applications at Brocade Communications, enabling business transformation and delivering enterprise wide technology solutions.
Padmaja is also a member of the National Coordinating Committee of India Literacy Project (ILP), a non-profit organization working towards 100% literacy in India. She has been volunteering with ILP for over a decade and supported numerous initiatives that have benefited thousands of villages in India. She has also built and supported technology applications for various non-profits.