Ms. Anjali Joshi


Ms. Anjali Joshi is a highly accomplished technology executive who has held several important leadership roles in several high-profile companies across the world including AT&T Bell Labs and Covad Communications. Known for bringing exceptional digital products to market, she has served as the VP of Product Management at Google, managing Google's fiber to communities' effort, which brought ultrahigh-speed broadband access to people across the US. Honoring her professional and management excellence, IIT Kanpur conferred upon her the prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017.


Ms. Joshi received her B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1981. Following it, she went to the USA and obtained her master's degree in Computer Engineering from the State University of New York and another master's in Engineering Management from Stanford University. In 1989, she joined AT&T Bell Laboratories and spent several years working in the areas of voice and high-speed data communications. She was a principal member of the technical staff and worked in different capacities including Signaling Network Technology/ Architecture Planner and Technical Program Manager handling ATM/ IP Network Implementation and Service Development for AT&T Interspan High Speed Services. In 1998, she joined Coved Communications Group Inc., the first service provider to offer a national DSL broadband service, as the Executive Vice President of Network Engineering.

In September 2006, Ms. Joshi joined Google as a Product lead and went on to become the Vice President of Product Management leading product and engineering teams focused on software, network and computing infrastructure, translation products and internationalization/localization of Google products.In June 2013, she was covered by The Economic Times as one of the seven most prominent Indian origin IT industry women in the USA. She serves as a Board Member of Iteris Inc., Lattice Semiconductor and Alteryx. She has also been an invited member of the FCC Network Reliability and Interoperability Council and an advisor to the Technical Staff at the FCC (Federal Communications Commission).

Achievements and Honors

  • Recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2017 by IIT Kanpur.