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Mr. Sudhir Wadhwa

Mr. Sudhir Wadhwa

Lecturer, ISA Department, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, USA
Professor at Indian School of Business, ISB, India
Head of Data, Data Engineering, Data Science & Business Intelligence, ThriveDX

In his 25+ years of professional experience, Sudhir has held senior leadership positions in leading technology companies including Altera (acquired by Intel), Allied Telesis, and a number of startups including Canesta (acquired by Microsoft), StarCite, Leap Motion, Pluribus Networks, and FixStream Networks.  

Sudhir is currently Head of Data, Data Engineering, Data Science & Business Intelligence. ThriveDX operates in the US, Israel, Singapore, India, Australia, Kenya, and Poland. He is responsible for six global teams: 

  • Data Infrastructure & Architecture  
  • Data Insights - Business Intelligence (BI) 
  • Data Science (Machine Learning, Deep Learning, & AI) 
  • Data Governance, Risk and Compliance 
  • Data Quality Management & Stewardship 
  • New Data Products 


Before joining ThriveDX, Sudhir was Founder/ CTO of Viridis Learning. Viridis is a cloud-based leading human capital SaaS platform that uses machine learning and predictive analytics to facilitate career discovery, create career pathways, and ensure learning aligns with 21st-century workforce needs. A respected expert in the field, his specialties include market research, product development, shipping products, managing global engineering teams, Machine Learning & Deep Learning, and cross-platform integration. Sudhir is also Lecturer in the ISA Department, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University teaching Data Science, Machine Learning, and Data Visualization graduate-level classes. His research is in the area of Elastic Recommendation Systems.

Research Interests: 

  • Machine Learning  
  • Artificial Intelligence 



  • Skills Passport Blockchain Platform (US 62/640,98) 


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), California State University, USA
  • Master of Mathematics (M.Sc.), Delhi University, India
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (B.Sc. (Hons.)), Delhi University, India