Sukumar Rathnam is Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the company’s global engineering organization.
Prior to joining Uber, Sukumar spent 9 years at Amazon, where he oversaw product management, software engineering, machine learning, and business operations for the selection and catalog systems. These systems manage the world’s largest e-commerce catalog of products and offers, serving up information on billions of products at more than 10M requests/second.
Before Amazon, Sukumar spent many years in software engineering and architecture leadership roles at Microsoft, PeopleSoft, and Oracle. Sukumar has a Computer Science degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin where he won the American Marketing Association’s John A. Howard award for the best Ph.D. dissertation in North America.