Women in STEM Episode 28 – Pooja Sund, Engineering PM Director at Microsoft

Interview with Pooja Sund, Engineering PM Director at Microsoft, where she leverages her passion for technology, data analytics and leadership. She is a Gold medalist and three-time CFO Award winner, showcasing her commitment to delivering exceptional results. She has 17+ years of global experience in setting visionary goals and successfully executing them by leading high-performing teams. Pooja also actively contributes as a Board member at Pacific Northwest University and co-leads the Women at Microsoft ERG. As a keynote speaker, she has worked with organizations such as the FBI, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, USPS, IIA National and regional chapters in the US and Canada.

Hosted by Sarah Worsham.

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As a business leader, Pooja is deeply passionate about championing women and racial and ethnic communities. She has a proven track record of developing diverse and inclusive teams. She was honored with the Highest Award for Leadership in 2018 through Dale Carnegie’s “Advanced Leadership Program,” further solidifying her expertise in leadership.

She currently serves as Director of Engineering (Principal PM), leveraging her passion for technology, data analytics and leadership. She believes in the power of her brand, the 3 P’s: Passion, Power and Leadership. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, she continuously ideates, fixes issues and creates clarity, generating positive energy within teams to drive success.

Through 250+ talks delivered worldwide, Pooja strives to increase diversity in the tech industry and inspire individuals to break barriers. Her contributions have been featured in Microsoft News, Finance Careers site, LinkedIn news, Puget Sound Business Journal, leading Indian newspapers and various US publishing outlets.

Recognized with numerous presentation awards, Pooja is constantly on a learning journey, She shares insights on topics like Analytics, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Leadership, Digital Transformation, Personal Branding, and Strategic Thinking. Reach out to her on LinkedIn for speaking opportunities.