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Srujana Kaddevarmuth

Srujana Kaddevarmuth 

Walmart Global Technology: Data Scientist

Srujana Kaddevarmuth is a Data Science & Insights evangelist and advocate of using data science for social good. She has expertise in using applied intelligence techniques of machine learning for marketing & customer science insight generation and mobilization. As a Sr. Director of Data Science & Value Creation at Walmart Global Tech, a Fortune 1 company, she leads a data science portfolio to solve for unique business use cases to drive quantifiable data value. She has a charter of building enterprise-scale Artificial Intelligence products and commercializing them to drive retail transformation for the world’s largest company by revenue that generates heterogeneous data of more than 2.5 petabytes from its 1 million customers every hour. 
With over 12 years of experience in the insights industry, Ms. Srujana has held positions with Accenture, Google, and Hewlett Packard all in data science leadership capacities. She has had numerous articles in data science published in elite journals like The Harvard Business Review and INFORMS, among others. She is an innovator with multiple US patent filings to her credit. Apart from the doctoral program from Purdue University in Technology Innovation, she earned her MBA in Operational Research, and Executive graduation in Strategy Management from Harvard University, and completed the Executive Program for Women Leaders at Stanford University. 
She was on the governing council of the Analytical Society of India and co-founded the Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) Bengaluru chapter. She is also a Women in Data Science (WiDS, Stanford University initiative) ambassador. She enjoys fostering the communities of data science professionals.
Ms. Kaddevarmuth has been awarded an Emerging System Leader for United Nations Agenda 2030. This award was given in recognition of her exceptional contribution in addressing a combination of material, institutional, cultural, and mental conditions of complex systemic challenges that keep communities from achieving the UN Agenda 2030. Ms. Srujana is a graduate of the Young Professionals for Sustainable Development Goals Seminar Series. She serves on the board of the United Nations Association (UNA), San Francisco, and fulfills a very responsible duty. Ms. Kaddevarmuth has created a much-needed niche of expertise on the rights of women and girls related to technology, data science, STEM, etc. that is missing in the UNA organization as well as the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women NGO Forum.