Seema co-founded FIA in 2012. Influenced by her childhood spent in some of the most inaccessible terrains in India, Seema felt compelled to work towards reducing the inequities she saw. At FIA, Seema is responsible for innovation of socially impactful products and services to meet the needs of unserved communities and markets and leads FIA’s efforts to expand its global footprint. Before embarking on FIA, Seema had an exciting time in managing transformation programs in IT, Mobility and Operations. These apart, she has also championed the operations for technology start-up and piloted Business Development for IT and ITES companies.
She is also responsible for advocacy, governance, and building strategic relationships with governments, financial institutions and other key partners to support and scale social innovations. Seema holds an MBA from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, India and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Kerala University. She is a Sloan Fellow, MIT, Sloan School of Management.
Her research focus is on the impact of technology led social innovations on low income and underserved households.
She is a traveller, foodie and animal lover.