Chief Product Officer at Teradata
Reema Poddar is the Chief Product Officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team reporting to Oliver Ratzesberger, President and CEO. A highly successful executive with nearly 24 years of experience in the software industry, Poddar is a respected thought leader and authority on big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud services, and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Poddar leads product management, product engineering, technology innovation, and corporate and cyber security. In this role, she ensures that the product offerings deliver on their promise to help customers rise above the complexity of today’s analytics landscape to find answers to their toughest business challenges.
Since joining Teradata in 2017, Poddar has unified the global Product & Technology organization, and actively contributes to the overall strategic direction of Teradata across products, finances, business objectives, and operations. She drives cultural transformation by focusing on business outcomes for customers. Poddar was a driving force behind the general availability of Teradata Vantage, the industry’s only platform for pervasive data intelligence.
Her successes include accelerating digital transformations, enhancing customer experiences, and enabling companies to improve automation, developer productivity, and operational excellence. Poddar actively encourages young women to consider technology and product management roles. At Teradata, she strives for diversity by supporting the Teradata Women’s Network and the Terabytes group. Poddar holds a master’s degree in computer science and electronics.