Speaker Bio

Embarking on a journey of “Career Development and Volunteering for IEEE Experience” is a pivotal step toward personal and professional growth. Join us as our esteemed Guest – Director Jyotika Athavale navigate the avenues of skill development, networking, and meaningful contributions, gaining unique insights from a leader in the field. This discussion aims to illuminate the symbiotic relationship between career development and volunteering, offering valuable perspectives from the 2024 President IEEE Computer Society. Welcome to a session designed to empower and inspire through the fusion of career development and impactful volunteering experiences


Jyotika is Director, Silicon Lifecycle Management & RAS architecture at Synopsys. Prior to Synopsys, she was Lead Technologist, Functional Safety Architecture at NVIDIA. Prior to NVIDIA, Jyotika was Principal Engineer (Director) at Intel Corporation leading corporate-wide RAS and Functional Safety architectures. Jyotika also serves as the 2024 President of the worldwide IEEE Computer Society, overseeing overall IEEE-CS programs and operations. She leads and influences several international standardization initiatives. Jyotika chairs the IEEE P2851 family of standards on Functional Safety interoperability which has WG membership from over 30 companies. For her leadership in international safety standardization for IEEE P2851, Jyotika was awarded the 2023 IEEE SA Standards Medallion. And for her leadership in service, she was awarded the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award in 2022. She was recognized as a Distinguished Alumna by her alma-mater VJTI. Jyotika has authored patents and many technical publications in various international conferences and journals. She has pioneered & chaired workshops and conferences in the field of dependable technologies.

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Moderators: Ezeana Emeka & Efe Okamonu