Director - Cloud Platforms Discover Financial Services
Sakthi Kasiramalingam has 18 years of experience in the technology industry. She is the Director of Cloud Platforms in the Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Services department in Discover Financial Services. Sakthi leads the development and operations of several enterprise platforms/services including the Openshift Container Platform that is a key enabler for Discover’s Cloud Strategy. Prior to Discover, She led product development teams at GE Healthcare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois & Allstate. She has a Masters in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration from Lake forest Graduate School of Management. She recently completed a Women in Leadership program with Harvard Business School. She is passionate about driving DevOps practices within her teams to shift quality left in the software development lifecycle and is a strong customer advocate. She has presented in Tech talks and meetups on a variety of topics.