Geeta Pyne is the Chief Enterprise Architect – Platform and Architecture at Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU). Intuit is a finance and accounting software development company serving millions of customers worldwide with popular financial products like TurboTax, QuickBooks, Credit Karma, and Mint. The company has 10,000 employees worldwide with $9.6billion in revenue in 2021
Geeta is currently leading Capability driven Architecture (aka City Map) and Design to drive Intuit’s Platform Velocity by delivering design patterns, composable services, and reusable solutions.
Geeta is also a Board Member of SIM San Francisco Bay Area. The Society for Information Management (SIM) is the largest National technology leadership organization in the US providing Programs, Events, Employee Development, and Networking for members.
Before Intuit, Geeta was the Vice President of Data at Zuora, where she drove data strategy, and architecture to build the foundation of data-driven decision making and execution to help the company scale to $1 Billion.
With specialization in SaaS, data, analytics, hybrid cloud, digital transformation, cloud migrations, and enabling new business models, Geeta has been working in the world of data, technology, and engineering for almost two decades in verticals ranging from healthcare to supply chain to cloud and data management.
Prior to Zuora, she worked in multiple senior leadership roles at high-tech companies, including Veritas Technologies, VMware, BMC Software, and Mount Sinai Health System
Geeta also holds an IP in India’s first parallel computer PARAM and Image Processing system ISROVISION.
This exclusive episode starts with Geeta sharing about the early days of her career at the Indian Space Research Organisation, and how she came to patent India’s first parallel computer and image processing system.
- How the lack of modern cloud computing meant it was essential for us to fully utilise what we had in the old days.
- The role of enterprise architecture, especially in the context of data science.
- The importance of thinking about the big picture and building reusable blocks so that they can be used across the company and multiple products.
- The role her team plays and how they create the enterprise architecture culture with a focus on reusable blocks that allows Intuit to continue building itself as a platform company.
- Geeta also shares many examples of AI, ML models and emerging technologies being used at Intuit to solve the problems for their customers.
- Whether you’re a technology or a non-technology company, as Geeta puts it, necessity is the mother of invention and all of us are going to need software to empower what we do in the business.
If you’re a data scientist or business executive, tune in to listen to Geeta Pyne on this episode to understand how enterprise architecture and reusable blocks are equally essential in data science projects.
If you have any questions for Geeta or myself, make sure you send us an email or a message on LinkedIn.
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