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Sophia Velastegui

Sophia Velastegui, Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Sophia Velastegui is senior vice president and chief product officer of Aptiv, effective February 2022. In this role, Sophia drives the design and development of productized solutions.

Prior to joining Aptiv, Sophia served as the Chief Technology Officer of Artificial Intelligences and Product Head of Power Apps Edge within their Business Application Group and General Manager, responsible for the development of Microsoft's AI and Search products.

Prior to joining Microsoft, she headed Google/Nest’s Silicon and Architecture Roadmap team, and was previously head of Apple’s Platform Architecture “Think Tank” Program. She has also held a variety of technology and product development roles at Doppler Labs, ETM and Applied Materials.

Sophia holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

She was named by Business Insiders “The Most Powerful Female Engineer” for her work in AI and emerging technology in 2017 and 2018.

Sophia currently serves on Blackline’s Board of Directors, on Georgia Tech's College of Engineering board and is Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council.