A banker turned tech maven: Meet Sandhya Devanathan, Meta India head

Devanathan takes over the India operations after the previous incumbent, Ajit Mohan, resigned to join social media company Snap Inc

Sandhya Devanathan, Meta VP & Head, India

Sandhya Devanathan, Meta VP & Head, India

Shivani Shinde
Many in Meta India are eager to know more about Sandhya Devanathan, who takes over Meta India’s head and VP. Though she has the responsibility of managing the gaming segment for the platform for Asia-Pacific (APAC), she has not interacted with the India team much.

A graduate from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) in New Delhi, Devanathan does not have the standard credentials of a tech professional. Instead, she spent the early years of her working life in the banking industry. Her longest stint has been with Citi, where she spent over nine years. Standard Chartered Bank was the other banking firm where she spent over six years.

Devanathan’s career pivot from banking to tech occurred in 2015, when she

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 6:32 PM IST

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