Priya is a Digital veteran and a transformative leader, with a track-record of 20 years in leading Digital functions in large international retail and banking consumer businesses. She has had experiences in running and building revenue generating web and mobile channels, using customer-led, human centered design approaches to create relevant market fit propositions and exceptional customer experiences. She has a strong understanding of working through the complexities of businesses, cultures and growth markets whilst driving digital transformations.
Priya has had previous experiences as a SAP Consultant with IBM as well as worked with a number of companies as an IT, lead both in South Africa and USA. With her entrepreneurial flare, Priya has founded a number of companies in line with her passion in the online market spaces as well as in the software-as-a-service business spaces. She continues to exercise her entrepreneurial mindset with new ventures as exciting opportunities arise.
Priya holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Engineering from Mercer University, Georgia, USA and an Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) from University of Pretoria, South Africa. She has also attended the International Executive Development Program (IEDP) from Henley Business School, South Africa.
Priya is passionate about all things digital, human centered design, machine learning, Lego® Mindstorms, #HumanTech, #FinTech as well as entrepreneurship. She is a fellow of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (Santa Clara University) and was in 2017 nominated as a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum. She is a regular speaker in forums on Digital In Business Transformation, Strategy and Emerging Markets and was recently selected to facilitate a course on Digital Strategy for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).