Smita is currently Director of Product Management at Google Cloud where she leads product development and go to market strategy for flagship communication and time management products. This includes Google Meet hardware for video conferencing, Jamboard digital whiteboarding solutions, Google Voice for cloud telephony, Google Calendar and Tasks, Google’s phone app and telephony platform. She recently led the explosive growth and transformation of Google Meet to serve the needs of users impacted by Covid19. Prior to her current role, she headed the expansion of Google’s Chrome OS device and Android apps portfolio and market growth. Before Chrome OS, Smita was responsible for AdWords expansion into location based advertising solutions.
Before Google, Smita led the product management team for delivery of television over IP networks at Microsoft. Smita received her bachelor's degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur, masters from Princeton and has a PhD in information science with focus on video and image compression from the University of California, Santa Barbara.