A technology and strategy leader with a passion for developing high performance global teams and personnel, Anu joins us as our Senior Vice President, Architecture. In this role, Anu is partnering with our Product and Technology teams to accelerate transformation of our platforms, modernize our products, and increase adoption of the technologies that promise to deliver greater customer experiences.
Prior to coming to AvidXchange, Anu held various positions in the Retirement vertical of Prudential Financial over 14 years, including Program Manager, Director of Client Facing Operations, and Consulting Manager, Application Delivery and Principal Engineer of Prudential’s web team. More recently, he served as Chief Architect and Head of Engineering for a product line with CUNA Mutual Group. Among other accomplishments, Anu improved product delivery cycles by 40%+, launched Scaled Agile, increased employee engagement, and drove a culture of innovation by introducing hackathons.
Anu received his MS, Computer Science from Villanova University and a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University in India.
Anu enjoys his downtime, spending time with family, binge watching shows, trying various cuisines and traveling. He dabbles in downhill skiing and is taking up motorcycle riding.