VP, Engineering, Google

Pavni is a Vice President of Engineering at Google, leading the company’s initiative to welcome kids to Google, reimagine Google’s products and programs for kids to spark curiosity and learning.

Pavni joined Google in 2005, spearheaded the effort for bringing Google to schools and business. Prior to joining Google, she was a serial entrepreneur who led successful startups, including MailFrontier which was leader in anti-spam and security space. She also managed the Communication and Client Software division at Excite@Home. She started her career as a Software Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where she was part of the small team that created Java, and personally renowned for inventing Java servlets. Pavni has won numerous entrepreneurship awards and holds several patents in the area of distributed systems and networking.

Pavni holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.