Durriya came to Tech Mahindra in July15 as part of a transition of all R&D and Delivery from Comverse Technology where she was leading the R&D for new Products including RCS Messaging Services. In her current role Durriya is leading the Delivery of all R&D for the Xura account (new name of Comverse) while also enabling and assisting with the transition of R&D from high-cost to low-cost centers.
Durriya is passionate about building high-energy, highly-motivated teams to design and deliver successful new products.
Durriya has a proven track record of bringing new Products to the market all the way from Conception to launch in multiple domains including Telecom Service, Video Editing and Operating System Services. She has experience in working with customers to understand and translate requirements to implementable solutions and manage the entire technology development lifecycle. She started her career as a SW developer building networking SW for workstations and has worked in many roles including Head of System Engineering and Architecture, Head of Project Management and R&D Head in her 29 year career.
Durriya’s previous experience includes Apollo Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Open Software Foundation Research Institute, Engage – a CMGI company, Avid Technology and Comverse Technology.
Durriya is a graduate of IIT-Bombay and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor