CEO, DCF Ventures

Lakshmi has 14 years of global experience in several leadership roles in technology, finance, e-commerce and digital media at IBM (North America/Europe), Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong),, Singtel-Shopify(India) and Network18(India). Through her expertise in the digital commerce work having built and scaled businesses, Lakshmi has been an evangelist in the entrepreneurial eco system in India. She has been an angel investor and an advisor/mentor to many startups herself with investments in India and the valley. Lakshmi is originally from Chennai, India. She has a MBA from Columbia Business School New York, has been a recipient of many awards (Women Entrepreneur of the year , Rotary) and a panellist/speaker at many prestigious events such as NASSCOMM, FICCI, CII, Indo-China FICCI conference, UK-IBC Conference, Techsparks, IIMs and has been recognized for innovation at IBM for filing about 22 patents.

Background: MBAField Of StudyFinance,Deans ListColumbia University - Columbia Business School.
Bachelor of ScienceField Of StudyMathematicsEthiraj College For Women, University of Madras.