Sarika Attal is Director of Engineering at Papa John’s International. Sarika started as an engineer on Papa John’s eCommerce team and continued to grow in various areas of Papa John’s Digital technology. She has led various industry first initiatives for Papa John’s Digital right from the SMS ordering technology launch in 2007 to latest re-launch of Mapping platform in 2018. 65% of Papa John’s sales come from Digital Channels today. After a decade in powering the Digital Experience and multiple platform redesigns, she is now dipping her toe in creating Operational Excellence for a sophisticated pizza delivery industry where hungry consumers want their pizza fast and hot. She is passionate about her consumers and operators having a fun experience throughout!
Being a foodie, Papa Johns is naturally the right place for Sarika. Apart from excelling in Technology Leadership, her goals include hiring a chef who would cook gourmet Indian dishes for her. She met her husband while working her Engineering labs in college. Now, her family time is ruled by their two young daughters just as dynamic as her and love dancing with her on Bollywood songs.
Sarika is chair of the tech sub-committee of the recently established Diversity and Inclusion committee at Papa John’s. Sarika is passionate about uplifting women in the tech industry and is committed to do her part in the journey to closing the gender gap.