Sudhir Kumar Patnaik is VP of Engineering at Prudential Financial, Inc. With over 26 years’ experience in software engineering and academia, Patnaik previously served as VP of Platform Engineering at Intuit India Product Development Centre and has held other engineering leadership roles at Dassault Systemes and Misys Healthcare Systems in India. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow at the Institution of Engineers (IEI), and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Patnaik has published technical and research articles in Web Intelligence, Big Data Mining and Analytics, and Journal of the ACM. He holds a PhD in computer science from M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (India). Patnaik can be reached at email@example.com.