Smruti Patel is an Engineering Manager at Stripe, where she leads the Latency, Efficiency & Performance (LEAP) engineering and the Big Data platform organizations. For LEAP, she drives broad cross-organizational strategy and execution to reduce end-to-end API latency, optimize cloud costs and to tune system performance. And the Big Data platform hosts the underlying batch processing infrastructure to support Stripe's mission-critical business workflows.

Prior to that, she led multiple teams at VMware, including backups and disaster recovery.

Her interests include mentoring and coaching, hiking with her boys, and traveling.

Fostering autonomy and trust to lead high-performing teams
09 Jun 2021 Article

Fostering autonomy and trust to lead high-performing teams

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
10 mins
On the human side of engineering success
09 Jun 2021 Video

On the human side of engineering success

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Raji Rajagopalan
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Navigating engineering performance reviews: part two
07 Apr 2021 Article

Navigating engineering performance reviews: part two

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
13 mins
Navigating engineering performance reviews
03 Feb 2021 Article

Navigating engineering performance reviews

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
10 mins
03 Feb 2021 Video
09 Dec 2020 55 mins Video
Understanding your team’s velocity
Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
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02 Dec 2020 10 mins Article