Kiran Peddireddy is a highly experienced and respected SME in data engineering, with over 16 years of expertise in enabling digital transformation and driving organizations towards becoming data-driven. As a technical and strategic leader, Kiran possesses a strong background in data engineering, data analytics, cloud migration, and automation. Currently, at Coxautomotive, Kiran leads the Data Engineer Modernization efforts, overseeing teams of data engineers and analysts. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering Technology from Central Connecticut State University. Kiran is a Senior Member in IEEE, a Senior Member in AIAA, and an Eminent Fellow in SAS. He has been recognized for his exceptional contributions and has won two prestigious Business Mint Nationwide Awards for Most Prominent Industry Expert of the Year – 2023. Additionally, Kiran has received the International Achievers’ Award in Recognition of Outstanding Professional Achievement & Contribution towards Nation Building – 2023.