Lakshmi Potluri is an executive with almost a decade of global experience in technology/finance/retail/ecommerce & management.
Most recently, Lakshmi has successfully co-founded jabong.com, one of India’s largest lifestyle online store. During her leadership, Jabong rocketed to be number one online lifestyle destination in a short span of 9 months. Prior to that, Lakshmi worked in the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong and was instrumental in launching cross asset structured products for the India Market. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Lakshmi was a senior consultant at many of IBMs global offices for almost 6 years. During her tenure at IBM she filed ~ 22 US patents in the areas of pervasive technologies and has co-authored 2 books in the Life-sciences & Telecom sectors. Lakshmi is a member of The Chennai Angels.
Lakshmi is originally from Chennai and spends significant time in Chennai with her parents. Lakshmi has an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Texas.
She has strong interest in mentoring entrepreneurs, career counselling, real estate and promoting social causes.