SmartBear Appoints Vineeta Puranik as its New SVP of Engineering
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SmartBear Appoints Vineeta Puranik as its New SVP of Engineering

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Vineeta’s software engineering experience spans more than two decades. She has led teams through the entire lifecycle of bringing groundbreaking technologies to market in areas such as networking, HR applications, and software security.

FREMONT, CA: Vineeta Puranik has been appointed SVP of Engineering at SmartBear, a leading software development provider and quality tool. Vineeta was most recently the Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Veracode, where she was in charge of the company’s flagship static analysis product line.

“Vineeta’s background, vision, and strategies map ideally to helping SmartBear enterprise customers around the world to deliver the highest quality applications in the timeliest manner,” said Greg Nicastro, EVP/GM of Products and Technology, SmartBear. “We are thrilled to welcome her talents that will allow us to continue supporting the changing needs of the software development community. Additionally, we are delighted about the diversity that Vineeta brings to our leadership team and culture at SmartBear.”

Vineeta’s software engineering experience spans more than two decades. She has led teams through the entire lifecycle of bringing groundbreaking technologies to market in areas such as networking, HR applications, and software security. Vineeta most recently led Veracode’s flagship product lines, focusing on security-driven growth and agile/scrum methodologies. Furthermore, Vineeta is an expert in multi-shore development, CI/CD pipelines, and Agile-to-DevOps workflows. She specializes in CI/CD pipelines, multi-shore development, and Agile-to-DevOps workflows. Additionally, Vineeta is also a keen supporter of organizational diversity and inclusion.

“SmartBear provides software delivery teams with the right products to accelerate their delivery of high-quality solutions and digital services,” said Vineeta. “As the market continues to transition to DevSecOps practices, organizations are looking for the tools that support this transition, as well as their other digital transformation initiatives. I was attracted to the immense growth potential at SmartBear, and I look forward to further strengthening our company’s robust product portfolio.”

Vineeta holds an electrical engineering master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Mumbai in India. In 2017, Rev Boston named Vineeta one of the Top 20 VPs and Directors of Technology.