Lata Hariharan President and Co-Founder

Co-founder and President of Svast Inc., leads its global marketing strategy and spearheads alliances with sovereign governments and major corporations. She was the founder and CEO of Resource Leaders, a market intelligence firm which created over 400 business and technology white papers and research reports for her global clients. Her work has been featured in fDi, the investor magazine of Financial Times, Global University Venturing, etc. Her experience in the Healthcare industry includes consulting services to Los Angeles’s leading orthopedic surgical center, leading new product development in the health education software sector and providing strategy for automated Utilization Review in the California Workers Compensation industry. Lata was the technology leader for the second largest telco, MCI (now Verizon), including leading the BT/MCI merger and MCI/Stentor alliances where she was involved with building the largest Fraud detection system in telecommunications space using artificial intelligence, statistical and advanced mathematical models. She is on the board of multiple non-profit women focused institutions including SAHARA, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. She received her MBA from Anderson School at UCLA and B.E. from the University of Kerala in India.