Welcome Sandhya Venkatachalam
I’m delighted to announce that Sandhya Venkatachalam has joined Skype as Vice President of Corporate Development. She’ll be responsible for business development, including partnerships, investments and M&A, and brings substantial experience and deep expertise to these areas.
Sandhya has spent her career looking at how to grow technology companies of different sizes through internal innovation as well as partnerships, investments and acquisitions. Prior to Skype, she spent over seven years at Cisco, most recently as Director of Corporate Development, and was responsible for strategy, investments and acquisitions for VoIP, video, mobility, collaboration, Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 technologies. Previously, she worked at Andiamo Systems and JP Morgan, and has a BA from Harvard and an MBA from Wharton.