Manu Sood

Senior Vice President, Platform Delivery & Operations

Manu Sood

As our Senior Vice President of Platform Delivery & Operations, Manu leads our Technical Platform Engineering teams that are responsible for the development and maintenance of our hybrid cloud platforms to support our in-market and new products with agility and speed to support the ever-changing needs of our customers. She also leads our Site reliability Engineering teams for Avid’s continuous transformation to Devops as a culture with focus on performance, reliability, scalability, quality and customer experience.

Manu brings to her role here over 21 years in the technology industry, with extensive experience in software engineering, product development, cloud technologies, change management and digital transformation. Hers is a career that began with a passion for people and problem solving and is now fueled by the pride she takes in building high-performing, empowered teams.

Most recently, Manu served as Head of Engineering at Varo Bank overseeing the build-out of the nation’s first national chartered digital bank, as well as its customer service experience. As a result of numerous contributions while at Varo, she was recognized by Innovate Finance as a member of the “Women in Fintech Powerlist 2020” in their “Technology Professionals” category.

When Manu gets time away from work, she enjoys time spent with family, traveling, “The Great Outdoors,” and exploring different foods. Manu is active in the community and in 2016, co-founded a non-profit organization called Virasat Utah, an organization that focuses on planting the seed of volunteerism — along with a love of STEM — among the youth of Utah.