Vice President, Information Technology
Pritha Mehra was named vice president of Information Technology July 2019. She oversees USPS computer operations, IT applications and solutions development, enterprise network access and IT performance management groups.
Mehra is currently leading the organization’s efforts to design and operate innovative, secure, capability-driven technology solutions that drive business value and serve USPS internal and external customers. She is also driving the Postal Service’s employee Office Workplace Modernization Program.
Previously, Mehra served as the vice president of Mail Entry and Payment Technology. She was responsible for providing mail preparation and payment support to commercial customers and leading the transformation of commercial mail and shipping channels. She spearheaded the automation of revenue assurance models such as the Automated Postage Verification system, capturing more than $100 million of short-paid revenue.
Mehra began her career at the Postal Service in 1990 as a software developer in engineering, where she developed applications to automate point-of-service systems and processes. She has held positions across several functions including Product Development, Strategic Marketing, Customer Relations, Engineering and Research Development.
Mehra is the recipient of several awards, including recognition for superior achievement and the Postmaster General Award. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University. Mehra completed the Senior Executive Assessment and Development Center Program. She is a Lean Six Sigma Executive Green Belt.
Latest update: February 2020