Latha leads the Core and Community Engineering teams at DataStax. She has decades of experience building world-class data management products. She was most recently VP of Engineering at Sigma Computing, a cloud-native Business Intelligence startup. Prior to that, she was VP of Engineering at Workday where she led teams that built the Prism Analytics cloud service based on their foundational work at Platfora, a big data analytics startup. Before Workday, she led engineering teams at ParAccel that developed the core database technology powering Amazon Redshift. Latha holds a PhD in Computer Science from Indiana University and a B.Tech from IIT, Kharagpur.