Dr. Sandhya has given nearly 26 years to product development, engineering management and higher education administration at USA and India.
Having started her career as a Software Engineer, she directed large scale product development. She was instrumental in nurturing certain start-ups and subsidiaries of multi-national companies in the USA and in India. She is best known for building high performance teams and effective products. She has worked for organizations well known for their excellence including Intuit, WalMart, Yodlee Inc., IBM and VIT.
She had also headed the Department of Computer Applications at VIT, when it was known as Vellore Engineering College, and has introduced the first entrance examinations in that institution. She now contributes to building the new VIT campuses.
She has contributed to research in Business Management through her work on complexity of leadership and various publications.
She firmly believes in taking pride in one’s work, making learning a joy, compassion and continuous improvement.