Susheel Daswani

Susheel Daswani

Head of Engineering, Studio

"I wake up every morning excited to enable and mentor engineering teams to build innovative and delightful digital products that makes consumers’ lives better."


Engineering Management, Software Architecture, Agile Development, Web, Android, iOS, Distributed Systems, Ruthless Prioritization


Susheel is responsible for Citi Ventures Studio’s engineering team. Susheel empowers the engineering team to deliver on Studio’s product vision while helping individual engineers reach their professional development goals. Susheel also ensures that the engineering team is set up to deliver innovative and delightful products on-time and with quality.

Susheel has been leading teams to deliver impactful products throughout his career. Most recently, he built and led a distributed team of mobile engineers to create amazing web experiences on Android, including Firefox Focus for Android and Firefox for Fire TV. Susheel was also an engineering lead at Plusmo, which built a software development kit (SDK) for cross-platform mobile development, and was instrumental in the sale of Plusmo to AT&T Interactive / Yellow Pages.

Susheel received his BA in Computer Science from New York University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He then received his MS in Computer Science from Stanford, where he focused on Distributed Systems. Finally, he received his JD from University of California, Berkeley, and was admitted to practice law in California. In his free time, Susheel is usually hanging out with his two boys – he also enjoys basketball, golf, and working out.