16 Dec 15 women who are changing the face of tech in the region
Prasanna Krishnan, CEO and Co-founder, SmartyPal
Krishnan’s résumé is impressive, including a Wharton MBA and background as a venture capitalist as well as time building products for Microsoft and working as general manager for travel startup Jetsetter. Her latest venture, which creates interactive experiences for educational content like children’s books, is racking up its own list of accolades, including an innovation award and a prestigious grant from the National Science Foundation. She’s also created important conversations by speaking out about her experience as an entrepreneur and working that in with her family life as well.