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Prajakta Joshi
Product Management Lead, Cloud Networking, Telco and Edge at Google


Prajakta is Senior PM in Google Cloud leading Cloud Networking, Telco and Edge. In this role, she manages a broad product portfolio spanning areas of Telco modernization, 5G/4G Edge Computing, Content Delivery and modern application networking. Prior to Google, Prajakta was Director of Product at ON.Lab (now ONF) where she helped launch two open source telco projects, ONOS and Central Office Re-architected as Datacenter (CORD). She also served in senior engineering roles at Brocade, Foundry Networks and Cisco. She was recognized as Fierce Telecom rising star in 2019.

Prajakta is co-founder of Aurora, a community of senior women leaders in Google Cloud, and serves on Google Cloud’s diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) council. Prajakta received her M.S. in Computer Science from University of Southern California and holds 8+ patents.

Agenda Sessions

  • Executive Interview: What Does the Gender Gap Look like in Telecoms?