SVP Technology & Engineering Careers / zyBooks co-founder
Smita Bakshi is the Senior Vice President of Technology & Engineering Careers at Wiley, and the co-founder of zyBooks, which was acquired by Wiley in 2019. Smita co-founded zyBooks in 2012 to empower learners to acquire knowledge and skills in STEM disciplines. Prior to zyBooks, Smita was an assistant professor at the University of California, Davis’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She also spent over 10 years in Silicon Valley technology companies in software development, product management, business development, and strategy roles. She has an MBA from Harvard and an MS and PhD in computer science from the University of California, Irvine.