Hemalatha Bhaskar (Hema) currently serves as Director – Platform Engineering at Visa. Prior to joining Visa, she was Chief Architect for Intel IoT solutions. Hema has 21 years of industry-leading expertise in Cloud technologies, Enterprise Architecture & design. Her significant contributions are in the areas of Cloud data interchange, Cloud resource planning techniques and security, across multi-Cloud platforms and infrastructure. She is a trusted technology advisor with track record of liaising with product marketing and engineering teams in building what’s next for businesses. Hema is an avid speaker at various technology conferences including the Open Group, Silicon India and the Grace Hopper Conference for Women in Technology.