Urvashi Tyagi is the Chief Technology Officer at ADP, where she is responsible for long-term technology vision and strategy, ensuring alignment across the enterprise, including adoption and migration to the public cloud as well as ADP’s approach to emerging technologies such as Blockchain and Real-Time Payments. She leads key enterprise technology functions for User Experience & Design, Enterprise Architecture, Developer Experience, as well as governance for applications, infrastructure, and data. Urvashi leads digital enablement, and partnerships with key functions such as Global Security, Corporate Development, ADP Ventures, and Business Unit leads as an advisor on critical technology issues.

Prior to ADP, Urvashi served as Vice President, Global Commercial Data Engineering at American Express, where she led technology transformation for global products and modernized company platforms. She also led the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Center of Excellence for commercial payments and services. Before Amex, Urvashi was Director of Engineering for Amazon Audiobooks and original programming at Audible, where she launched the mobile store worldwide, evolved the consumer tech stack, launched a scalable platform for international expansion, led entry into enterprise business, and established digital technology teams for CRM and search traffic. Earlier, Urvashi worked at Microsoft, IBM, and Bridgewater associates.

Urvashi is the co-founder of Scarlet Fresh Shoe which drives innovations in shoe repair that reduce the carbon footprint, and is the co-founder of HerComputing, which makes coding easy and fun for primary and secondary education.

Urvashi has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and an MBA from India; and a master’s in information technology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. She currently serves as an advisory board member at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Arts and Sciences department.

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