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A Space to Be You @ PepsiCo: Impact, Inclusion & Careers

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A Space to Be You @ PepsiCo: Impact, Inclusion & Careers
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We went inside PepsiCo’s inclusive technology organization.

You already know PepsiCo, a global food and beverage company whose products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. But did you know they’re in the middle of a digital transformation?

What’s more, PepsiCo understands that diversity and inclusion in the workplace nurtures creativity and boosts innovation. As a “truly global-working company,” they’re expanding teams from all walks of life who think differently and spark inspiration. And you could be part of it.

During a 90-minute virtual session, we:
  • 🚀 Heard how PepsiCo’s diverse technologists are evolving products and processes
  • ❤️ Learned how PepsiCo’s state-of-the-art digital hubs foster inclusion
  • 🌈 Discovered PepsiCo’s supportive culture
  • 🔎 Got the scoop on tech trends from PepsiCo leaders
  • 10:00 AM ET / 4:00 PM CET - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 10:05 AM ET / 4:05 PM CET - Welcome Address from Venky Santhirahasan, Senior Vice President of Engineering
  • 10:15 AM ET / 4:15 PM CET - Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A featuring
  • 10:55 AM ET / 4:55 PM CET - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 11:00 AM ET / 5:00 PM CET - Breakout Sessions
  • 11:30 PM ET / 5:30 PM CET - Event Concludes

About PepsiCo: PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run platform that works with companies to identify skilled professionals for networking and recruiting opportunities. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 1,000+ events across the world with brands like Facebook, Slack, Microsoft, and PwC, resulting in countless hires.

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Meet The Speakers

Venky Santhirahasan
Venky Santhirahasan
Senior Vice President of Engineering

Venky is an executive leader with 20+ years of experience in product development & delivery of safety-critical software, enterprise software, cloud-native applications, distributed systems, machine learning, voice, and real-time controls system.

As a technology professional, Venky is skilled in digital transformation, Innovation, IoT, cloud strategy, and DevOps. He is an innovator with six patents/trade secrets and awards, and has published numerous technical papers.

Amlan Maitra
Amlan Maitra
Vice President, Enterprise Data Operations

Amlan is a seasoned leader with 20+ years of industry experience, applying functional expertise, strategic thought leadership and technological knowledge to devise suitable solutions to solve critical business problems across a global business - to drive top-line growth and/or unlock productivity opportunities.

Amlan has expertise in leading Data & Analytics Strategy, Data Platforms, Data Engineering and modern, enterprise-scale Data Management & Operations in a DevSecOps model on a Global Scale (with local relevance) to support a multi-year, multi-faceted productivity and growth agenda. He also has vast experience in leading a global organization (with global digital hubs around the globe) and leveraging a full suite of enterprise capabilities to deliver suitable, scalable solutions across geographies and functions.

Sishaa Kumar
Sishaa Kumar
Data Engineering Manager

Sishaa is a Logical thinker, adept learner and technical leader who loves collaborating and translating business requirements into data pipelines delivering insightful, quality data.

Sishaa has expertise designing and developing batch and stream data solutions on Azure Cloud using Spark adn Python. She has a solid understanding of relational database design and data modeling concepts and is highly proficient in SQL.

Prashanth Srinivasan
Prashanth Srinivasan
Head of Architecture, Commercial Apps

Prashanth joined the PepsiCo team this past July, heading up digital products and services. Previously, Prashanth was with Dell Technologies for 15 years.