Mythili Sankaran, Principal, Stratalens

Mythili Sankaran, Principal, Stratalens

Principal, Stratalens

Mythili Sankaran is a product management specialist, dealmaker, entrepreneur and community builder and comes with extensive experience in both, the corporate and nonprofit sectors. With over two decades of experience in the technology sector, Mythili brings a combination of strong startup, enterprise, product management and business development expertise to teams she works with. Previously, Mythili was the Senior Director, Western Region for the U.S. India Business Council where she led the Council’s west coast practice and membership. Prior to USIBC, Mythili was the CEO of Koollage, a telecom/web startup. Early in her career, Mythili spent several years as a Research Staff Member at IBM Research Labs as well as AT&T Bell Labs and in product management roles at Lucent Technologies. Mythili recently founded Stratalens to help early stage startups and advises them on all aspects from product ideation and investor pitch preparation to fundraising and business implementation. Additionally, Mythili is a member of Pipeline Angels a network of women investors, who are changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women entrepreneurs. Mythili is also actively involved in several non-profits focused on girls education and empowerment. Along with her husband, she serves on the Regional Board of Room to Read, a global nonprofit supporting girls’ education and literacy. She is also a mentor for the Duke Technology Scholars program and an advisor for The Sheroes Project, initiatives that focus on encouraging young women to pursue engineering education and careers.