Sridevi Ravuri Named as Women Who Code’s Newest Advisor
Written by WWCode HQ
VMware Vice President Joins as Advisor of World’s Largest Women in Technology Organization
ATLANTA — JUNE 1ST, 2020 — Women Who Code (WWCode), a global community dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers, is proud to announce that Sridevi Ravuri, Vice President, R&D, at VMware, joined as their newest Advisor. In this role, Sridevi will work with the other distinguished Advisors to support and promote the organization’s efforts to see women proportionally represented as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers across industries.
Sridevi Ravuri is Vice President, R&D, at VMware and is currently the head of engineering for vSphere ESXi. In this role, she leads the engineering team that builds the core hypervisor platform in VMware. Prior to this role, she led the VMC on Dell EMC initiative as VP and GM. This initiative brings together VMware’s strengths in virtual infrastructure (vSphere, vSAN, VMware Cloud) and Networking (VeloCloud SD-WAN, NSX) to deliver a cloud-operated infrastructure to their customers. In her position as a Women Who Code Advisor, she will support the organization’s mission to inspire women to succeed in tech by sharing her experience, insights, and expertise.
“In addition to being a top-notch engineering leader with a successful track record, Sridevi brings a wealth of experience that is critical to the evolution of VMware’s virtual infrastructure over the next few years. I’m positive that her commitment to Women Who Code and her leadership skills would be invaluable to the members,“ said VMware COO, Rajiv Ramaswami.
Women Who Code has a global membership of 200,000 with Networks located in 70 cities and 20 countries, and they host more than 2,000 events each year.
“I am inspired by what the Women Who Code community has achieved in promoting diversity and inclusion in technical companies. I am excited to be part of this organization, to help towards the WWCode goal to empower women to advance in tech,” said Sridevi Ravuri.
Other notable Advisors to the company include Candice Morgan, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Partner at GV, Julie Talbot-Hubbard, General Manager, Global Vice President Digital Identity and Data Management at Optiv, Sandra Persing, Global Strategist, Developer Engagement Sponsorship + Events at Mozilla, and Sandhya Sridharan, Managing Director at JP Morgan Chase and Co.
“Sridevi is an incredibly talented technologist and an inspirational leader, who stands out as an example of the incredible accomplishments people in our community are achieving in tech every day, ” said WWCode CEO and Board Chair, Alaina Percival. “With her on the team, Women Who Code will be able to do even more to change the lives of our members and the face of technology.”
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where women are proportionally representative as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. The organization has executed more than 10,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 200,000, and has a presence in 20 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.