Vidya Venugopal is a Director at Walmart’s Merchant and facilities technology team where she leads a cross functional team of analysts, designers, and engineers to deliver IoT platform capabilities that help accelerate IoT development across the enterprise.

Vidya has over 18 years of software engineering, product leadership, program management and technology strategy expertise. She is proficient in building and leading high performing teams across multimillion-dollar portfolios. She is a winner of the Dallas Business Journal’s 2020 Women in technology award with experience in digital transformation and delivery of best of breed, cloud solutions.

Vidya was born and raised in India, did her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from India, her MBA from University of Arkansas, and today calls Dallas, TX home. In her spare time Vidya likes to read fiction, dances and sings at local cultural events and unwinds by listening to music. She’s also very passionate about volunteering in the community and is involved with a few non-profits.