She has also advised start-ups, mentoring founders to navigate through the complex start-up process, evolve business models and accelerate time-to-market.
Previously, she was VP Corporate Development and Strategy with CA Technologies, managing their key investments and global strategic partnerships. She held key business building roles in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), UK for 7 years which included heading the UK Telecom, Media and Entertainment practice and setting up a successful Government business footprint for TCS in the UK. Somya also spent 12 years with erstwhile Arthur Andersen in Europe and India.
Somya holds a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from University of Delhi and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She has also completed courses in Corporate Finance at IIM Ahmedabad and Change Management Strategy at London Business School.
Somya’s interests include art photography, politics, history and psychology.