SONA VENKAT is an experienced technology executive who has held senior leadership roles at Comcast, Microsoft, SAP, and Oracle. Venkat has helped these technology leaders embrace disruptive technologies, establish new and adjacent businesses, and drive market-leading product innovations. Currently, as VP, engineering and head of cloud product and customer success at Comcast, Venkat helps drive Comcast’s cloud vision, product management, financial operations and customer success. Venkat serves as treasurer and board member for the Seattle chapter of TiE, a global renown non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and equip diverse technology entrepreneurs. She is also active in fundraising and acting as an advocate for the Washington Autism Alliance. Venkat holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and a BBA in International Business, magna cum laude, from George Washington University. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two sons.