2018 TEF Speakers

Seemantini Godbole

Seemantini Godbole is Senior Vice President of Digital & Marketing Technology at Target.

Seemantini oversees Target.com, Enterprise Marketing and Loyalty Technology Strategy, and operations globally. Her responsibilities include shaping long term technology road maps, portfolio planning, engineering, and supporting functions for all things e-commerce and marketing at Target.

Notable accomplishments include leading Target’s digital technology transformation through radical platform re-architecture, implementation of agile product model, and comprehensive talent development resulting in Industry leading digital top-line growth for Target. Seemantini also oversees a global technology team spread across Minneapolis, Bangalore, and Sunnyvale.

Her previous leadership roles at Target have included leading supply chain merchandising technology, business intelligence analytics, and pharmacy technology organizations at Target.

Seemantini is a member of the Board for the School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas, and was a member of the Board for Target India between 2013 and 2017.

Prior to joining Target, Seemantini spent 15 years at American Airlines and Travelocity in various senior technology leadership roles across the U.S., Europe, and Asia businesses where she was responsible for direction and management of enterprise travel platforms and its e-commerce space.

Seemantini holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech University, and graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. Seemantini completed an executive leadership program – “Leadership for Extraordinary Performance” — from Darden School of Business at University of Virginia.

Seemantini lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and two children. Her passions include tinkering with tech projects, reading, travelling, and spending time with her large extended family.