Prajakta is Group Product Manager at Google driving Edge Cloud for Enterprise and Telecom. Since joining Google Cloud in 2015, she has been instrumental in building a broad range of products spanning areas of Cloud Load Balancing, Content Delivery, Service Mesh with Traffic Director, gRPC, Cloud Armor for application security and the Telco and Edge Cloud ground up. She was recognized as Fierce Telecom’s rising star in 2019. Prior to Google, Prajakta was Director of Product at ON.Lab (now ONF) where she helped launch two open source projects, ONOS and Central Office Re-architected as Datacenter (CORD) for telcos. She also served in senior engineering roles at Brocade, Foundry Networks and Cisco.

Prajakta is co-founder of Aurora, a community of senior women leaders in Google Cloud, and serves on Google Cloud’s diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) council. Prajakta received her M.S. in Computer Science from University of Southern California and holds 12+ patents.

Prajakta Joshi has been a guest on 1 episode.