Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, announced that Krithika Swaminathan will join the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Krithika Swaminathan will oversee a cross-functional team leading the company’s technology roadmap and innovation to help accelerate the company’s mission of improving the health and happiness of the world.
Swaminathan most recently held the position of Vice President for Artificial Intelligence at Intuit where she was responsible for leading the Consumer Applications and Security, Risk and Fraud teams and Machine Learning engineering for the Intuit Artificial Intelligence organization. For over 10 years, she established a proven track record for delivering transformational organizational and business results. She was also Vice President of Platform Engineering for the Consumer Group (TurboTax, Turbo, Mint) with responsibility for operations, site reliability, performance engineering, development productivity, quality and security engineering. Before that, she was Vice President for Site Reliability, Security and Quality Engineering for Intuit Platform. Prior to Intuit, Krithika spent six years as Senior Director of Engineering Services with Borland Software Corporation – now a subsidiary of Micro Focus International – where her data-driven approach resulted in a significant increase in test automation and developer productivity for the company. Her extensive corporate experience also includes senior engineering roles at Citrix and Compuware. She holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology in Tiruchirappalli, India.