Ruchi Sanghvi

She was the first female engineer hired by the social-networking website Facebook.

Introduction :

  • Ruchi Sanghvi was born on 20th January, 1982.
  • Ruchi was raised in Pune, India.
  • When she was young, she intended to join her father’s business after completing her studies.

Education :

  • Sanghvi pursued her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Industry Profile :

  • Prior to Facebook, she was a software engineer in the Real Time Communication Group at Oracle.
  • Ruchi joined Facebook in 2005.
  • Sanghvi was Facebook’s first female engineer.
  • Sanghvi was one of the main people working on the first version of Facebook’s news feed product, first launched in September 2006, and she wrote the blog post announcing its launch.
  • In 2006, Sanghvi became the product lead for Facebook Platform.
  • In late 2010, she quit Facebook
  • In 2011,she started her own company Cove, with Aditya Agarwal.
  • Later this company was been sold to Dropbox in 2012.
  • In February 2012, Dropbox, the file synchronization and backup service company, announced that it had acquired Cove and that Sanghvi and Agarwal would be joining Dropbox.
  • Ruchi is the Vice President of Operations at Dropbox, managing product, marketing, communications and other functions.
  • Ruchi Sanghvi is an investor and adviser in a number of Silicon Valley companiesincluding privacy-oriented photo-sharing service Path and workplace collaboration application Asana.

Awards, Achievements & Recognition :

  • Sanghvi was awarded a TechFellow “Best Engineering Leadership Award” in 2011 for her work at Facebook.

LinkedIn Profile :

  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/rsanghvi

Twitter Profile :

  • https://twitter.com/rsanghvi

Faacebook Profile :

  • ┬áhttps://www.facebook.com/ruchi