About the Speaker
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    Vijaya Rao
    Enterprise Cloud Security — Product Lead, UnitedHealth Group

    Vijaya Rao is a Senior executive with over 25 plus years of experience in the Engineering and Cybersecurity space. She has worked for different fortune 100 companies such as CenturyLink, AOL, JP Morgan Chase, and Google. She also founded the last mile Technology enabled platform called DeliveryCircle, raised multiple rounds of funding and currently serves as the Chairman of the board. In her current role as the Product Leader at UnitedHealth Group, she leads Enterprise Cloud Security. Vijaya is also a Certified CISO.

    Vijaya is an expert at synergizing teams, by setting the vision for excellence and building out team alignment, while ensuring that members have the information, support, and tools necessary for success. She has steered technology organizations of over 200 people, maintaining team cohesion amid significant change while boosting performance and fostering a team culture of collaboration, innovation, and shared success. Vijaya’s core belief is that innovative technology-based solutions should be at the core of every business model. This helps companies achieve a strong ROI and leads to sustainable growth.

    Vijaya loves travelling and volunteering time mentoring young girls into STEM programs. She currently also serves as an advisor for technology start-ups at the University of Delaware (Horn Entrepreneurship program).