As a member of the leadership team, I am responsible for the strategy, deployment and management of foundation’s investments in India to transform the lives of urban low-income communities through improved education, livelihoods and financial inclusion. This manage a portfolio of start-ups, NGOs and large-scale government partnerships.
Having spent more than ten years at the foundation, I am passionate about the area of data driven education and performance linked financing across sectors. Have spearheaded the foundation’s work in multiple ways, including creating role model states for systemic transformation of public education systems, incubating and growing EdTech solutions and creating an evidence base for performance linked financing pilots.
Prior to this, I have over 10 years of diverse set of operational and leadership experience in India and US, at Boston Consulting Group, Gurgaon office and in the telecommunications sector at Qualcomm and Motorola in USA. I have a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, a master’s degree from University of Southern California, Los Angeles and MBA from the University of Chicago.