Suja Viswesan, Senior Vice President of WarnerMedia

Suja Viswesan, Senior Vice President of WarnerMedia

Suja Viswesan is a seasoned, compassionate engineering and Data executive. She was the Head of Data at Warner Bros Discovery where she led the data, product, data science, analytics engineering and strategy. With over 20 years of data-focused experience, Suja has both led and been a part of data teams at Siemens and IBM. Prior to joining WarnerMedia, Suja managed the Big Data infrastructure and Data Platform organizations at LinkedIn have worked on various open-source technologies like Hadoop, Spark, TensorFlow, Gobblin, Azkaban, DataHub and more.

Suja is a public speaker who has spoken at various universities, including Stanford, Berkeley and San Jose State, in addition to events like the Grace Hopper conference, Big TV, Cynopsis and Strata Data. Outside of work, Suja is very passionate about education and women in technology. She is a board member and president of the SF Bay Area chapter of Pratham, an educational charity organization that focuses on innovative interventions to address gaps in the education system. She is also associated with many local women in tech organizations, like Women in Big Data, and mentors many in the tech industry.

Suja holds a Master in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University.