Engineering Program Manager, Google
Creator of Children's STEM bestseller "Ara The Star Engineer"
Komal Singh is an Engineering Program Manager at Google, and creator of children's STEM bestseller "Ara The Star Engineer". As an accomplished technologist, D&I advocate, public speaker, and award-winning community influencer, her work has been featured on Globe & Mail, Forbes, Financial Post, CTV, The Social, The Record, TEDx, Daily Hive and more.
Her career in technology spans 14+ years. Singh has worked with top technology consulting firms as a software engineer and delivery manager, launching technology transformation systems for many Fortune 500 clients in varied industries. Currently at Google, she works with engineering teams that build planet-scale infrastructure and products FTW. She believes in empowering girls and minorities to discover the magic of STEM. Her debut picture-book "Ara The Star Engineer" was an instant bestseller published globally in more than 10 languages; sequels are now in the works. As an entrepreneur-in-residence, her passion project team at Google explores technology and AI in novel ways to tackle the lack of diversity in children's literature.
Komal grew up in India where she did her undergrad in Computer Science from Delhi University, and later moved to Canada to complete her Master's in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University. A globetrotter at heart, she has travelled to over a dozen countries, and currently lives in Waterloo, Canada. She is also a mother to two mini droids, a ceramicist, mango lover, and zen seeker. She loves cupcakes and coding, data-crunching and day-dreaming, and is always up for an adventure!