2023 Disruptor Awards Judge

Sumit Gerela

Senior Software Engineer | Apple Inc. | Cupertino, California, United States

I’m Senior Software Engineer working at Apple. I’m part of Apple Maps team developing core Maps functionalities like Search, Autocomplete Suggestions, Curated Guides and explore Places. Being part of Apple Services organization, my work involves collaborating with multiple other teams at Apple such as Siri, Messages, Wallet and CarPlay to name a few.
There are over 2 billion Apple devices and Maps provides easy way to explore and navigate the world on leading platforms such as iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and CarPlay.
I’m responsible for building core app features on all these platforms using deep understanding of Software Design and Architecture; Computer languages such as Objective-C, Swift and SwiftUI. I work closely with Backend Services, User Interface Design and Product teams to bring features like Curated Guides, Multi-stop routing and Business Showcases to life.