Anitha V.
Director of Operations
As a natural leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and a high interest in technology, Anitha brings an organizational development style to the team, that complements TechPundits’ mission. She has over 10 years of experience in leadership and personnel development across multiple industries. She has been a successful manager in the IT consulting firm, operated a career placement agency and also headed a career technology placement company as their director. Anitha makes it her professional and personal mission to help build dynamic infrastructures, serve people and mentor them in their career paths. Her immense knowledge helps bring change to existing systems and mobilize efforts toward representation, equity and addressing opportunity gaps for underserved communities.

Smita Pattan
Executive Director
Smita founded TechPundits with extensive experience in, training, earned income models, mentoring. Prior to her role as CEO, she has served as an independent consultant for various Fortune 1000 companies, working with them on technology hiring practices and process improvements. This experience, combined with her passion for career development, peer coaching and inclusive hiring practices for those underrepresented in the IT industry, drives TechPundits’ mission. Smita engages our participants in innovative ways and strives to empower them with the know-how and skills to make long term meaningful changes in their careers and personal lives.