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.

Recognizing and removing project bottlenecks
03 Feb 2021 Video

Recognizing and removing project bottlenecks

Victor Vu
Victor Vu
Sara Hicks
Sara Hicks
+2 more
Understanding your team’s velocity
09 Dec 2020 Video

Understanding your team’s velocity

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
Kathryn Koehler
Kathryn Koehler
+2 more
55 mins
Why you need an engineering ladder, and when to build one
02 Dec 2020 Article

Why you need an engineering ladder, and when to build one

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
10 mins
Debugging engineering velocity and leading high-performing teams
10 Aug 2020 Article

Debugging engineering velocity and leading high-performing teams

Smruti Patel
Smruti Patel
14 mins