Varalakshmi Venkatraman | Head of Data Engineering, Funding Circle

Varalakshmi VenkatramaVaralakshmi is responsible for the data platform strategy and leading the data engineering teams at Funding Circle – the UK’s largest lending platform for small business borrowers. Previously she helped scale the team by leading the engagement with an offshore consultancy. Varalakshmi joined Funding Circle with over a decade of experience in data engineering, analytics, and building data strategy in various industries including financial services, education, and adtech. She is also passionate about diversity and is an ambassador for Women@Funding Circle. Varalakshmi has delivered workshops and talks at meetups and conferences including the Women of Silicon roundabout.