Ms Sruthi Kannan

Ms. Sruthi Kannan

Head – Cisco for Startups & Business Development Leader

As the Professor of Practice at RUAS and head of Cisco for Startups, Sruthi Kannan engages actively with tech startups on co-creating digital solutions and crafts strategic outcomes through joint go-to-market partnerships. Awarded as the best startup ecosystem enabler by Startup India this Jan 2023, Sruthi has been recognised by CII among the top 100 inspirational women in STEM.

Sruthi is an invited member of the CII National Mission for Technology, Innovation and Research, CII National Startup Council, Executive Advisory Committee Member on Startup India Seed Fund Scheme as well as a TIE Charter Member. She is a strong policy advocate, angel investor, board advisor for startups that play a critical role in accelerating and amplifying the goodness of digital transformation.

In addition to degrees in Engineering and Psychology, Sruthi holds specializations in Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Leadership from UC Berkeley and Stanford University respectively.