|Harvard University, BA||1996|
|University of Pennsylvania, MBA||2001|
Sandhya Venkatachalam is Vice President of Corporate Development at Skype, where she is responsible for business development, including partnerships, investments and M&A.
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.