Dimple Thakkar joined CUNA Mutual Group in September 2020 as Vice President of Innovation Technology and Data Strategy for AdvantEdge Digital where she leads the Technology practice.
In this role, Dimple guides Technology Architecture, Data Engineering and Data Science, Product Delivery, Platform Engineering, as well as Technology Governance for the purpose of building products for Credit Unions and their members.
During Dimple’s 21-year journey within the Technology and Product Management industry, she has influenced the practices and approach at various organizations across the Midwest and Bay Area. She has led several teams within the Banking and Investments arena for Global Organizations that span the US, UK, and APAC regions. Her leadership has enabled large-scale financial service institutions such as Northern Trust, Synchrony and JPMorgan build best-in-class products and Technology strategies both on the Institutional and Retail side. Dimple’s core passion lies in data and analytics with an emphasis in building a robust Technology stack for the future. Dimple remains a strong advocate for Women in Technology and currently serves as one of the Executive Sponsors for the Women in Technology resource group at CUNA. Additionally, Dimple makes time to mentor and offer support to many young women interested in Technology.
Dimple holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Accounting from the University of Mumbai, India and an Advanced Certificate in Innovation and Design Thinking from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.