Dr. Preeti Goel
Achiever's Success Story
Dr. Preeti Goel- a self- made leader with impeccable successful professional career
Dr. Preeti Goel is a tech engineering leader with over more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry. She has an MTech. from IIT-Kanpur and a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne. Dr. Goel has worked in world leading tech companies such as Microsoft, Google, Adobe, and Amazon, improving their software architecture, and managing, mentoring, and motivating dedicated teams of software engineers. Thanks to her expertise and a vast amount of specialist knowledge, she can impact the direction of virtually any organization and define product or service specifications, strategy, and engineering requirements. She is an active researcher; she recently authored a patent at Microsoft and published numerous research papers that have been cited over 100 times in international research journals. Her innovative, ground-breaking research and industry leadership significantly benefits the computer science field and should serve as a role model to other members of the scientific community and engineers.
Her leadership philosophy includes sharing a clear vision, creating a space for open communication, investing in the success of others, and encouraging innovation and learning. She believes in an adaptive and skills-first approach and empowering others to reach their maximum potential. Her life’s motto is that – “It’s not about the cards you were dealt, but how you played your hand.”
Dr. Goel’s research work addresses some of the world’s most pressing issues in understanding how to apply machine learning and predictive algorithms in improving data collection and privacy. As a top researcher in her field, Dr. Goel’s methods of research are innovative and ground-breaking. Her work combines deep theoretical reflections with highly specific technique development and highly detailed and subtle research. This combination of skills at this advanced level of academic work is unique and is reflected in several publications including “Optimal Pick-Up Point Selection for Effective Ride Sharing” (IEEE Transaction on Big Data) and “Privacy-Aware Dynamic Ride Sharing” (ACM Transactions on spatial Algorithms and Systems). She has also demonstrated an impressive ability to inspire key members of the new generation of researchers and academics in our field. She has presented her findings at numerous scientific conferences and served as a speaker in events in Microsoft and Google for Women in Tech.
Dr. Goel has always been a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion (D&I) and contribute actively to organization wide D&I initiatives and Technical Women groups promoting and addressing issues such as physiological safety, self-advocacy, inclusive language, imposter syndrome and bias.