Vijay Devatha

Engineering leader with experience in companies both small and big

I'm a software engineering leader with 20+ years of experience at companies ranging from startups (Vontive) to pre-IPO rocketships (Tableau, Flexport, WeWork) to big tech (Microsoft).

I have led various functions (Development, Quality, Product, Data, Integration Engineering, and Product Support), built many products from 0-->1, and taken others from 1-->10-->100.

My breadth of experience covers multiple domains (Data, Real Estate Tech, Supply Chain Tech, and Fintech). I am a systems think…

Vijay Devatha


  • TradeGraph Data Platform

    TradeGraph Data Platform

    At Flexport, I led the organization responsible for creating the TradeGraph - a digital twin of the world of trade. It ingested data through integrations with 200+ external data sources, removed conflicts & duplicates, and persisted normalized and versioned data into a single-source-of-truth document repository. Finally, we exposed that "cleaned" data via REST, gRPC, and GraphQL APIs that were multitenant-aware to application developers, both internal to Flexport and external.

    This data platform enabled the automation of all logistics processes, from booking & pricing to planning & routing. Over 60 teams internal to Flexport consumed our APIs, from the Visibility team that built tools to track shipments, to the team that used our data to calculate carbon offsets.

  • Tableau Mobile

    I led the Mobile Engineering division at Tableau for 5 years, and oversaw the growth of the user base from ~8000 WAU to 40000+ WAU.

    My org owned the entire mobile strategy. This included multiple mobile apps on iOS and Android and browser experiences on touch-enabled devices.

    Under my leadership, my org pioneered the adoption of several modern product development strategies at Tableau, such as A/B experimentation and using customer data to influence the product roadmap.


  • Vontive


    Technical Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer

    Aug 2023 - Present

  • Flexport


    Director of Engineering

    Dec 2019 - Jan 2023

  • WeWork


    Engineering Leader

    Dec 2018 - Dec 2019

    Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, discover flexible spaces and solutions to move your business forward with WeWork. Welcome to the workplace of tomorrow.

  • Rehabit Homes

    Rehabit Homes


    Mar 2014 - Dec 2022

  • Tableau Software

    Tableau Software

    Senior Manager, Engineering

    Nov 2013 - Nov 2018

    Tableau helps people see and understand data.

  • Microsoft


    Principal Dev/Test Manager, Silverlight

    Aug 2009 - Aug 2011

    We’re on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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