Co-Founder & CEO, THE GAIN
Poornima is a first-generation woman entrepreneur based at Bangalore, India. She is the CEO & Co-Founder of THE GAIN, a global accelerator focussing on product engineering start-ups. She has earlier founded Latitude, an eLearning company and Nexus, a leading executive search firm and was also the founder President of the India Electronics & Semiconductor Association IESA.
She is a member of the Board at two public limited companies and is a British Chevening Scholar. Poornima has been a role model for women in leadership and management and is often invited as a speaker on entrepreneurship and on the roles of women in industry. Poornima is an avid traveller who likes to learn from various cultures and experiment with different cuisines.
Area of expertise: Strong implementation and people management skills, driving alliances, strategic thinker.