Ruchika has spent her last 10 years at Google focusing on People Programs and Development. In her current role, she and her team equip & empower Googlers to live fully and perform sustainably through learning opportunities i.e. Search Inside Yourself, a Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence program; gPause, a cultural catalyst for mindful living; gCalm, an in-the-moment stress management platform; etc. Through these programs, a variety of tools and practices are offered to employees for positive behavior change, leading to higher well-being, sustainable performance and increased resilience.
Prior to Google, Ruchika worked at Microsoft, Cisco and Adaptec. She holds an MS in Organization Development from USF and is an avid life-long learner. She lives with her husband and two children in the South Bay.