Suchitra Narayan

An entrepreneur at heart, Suchi is a company builder and has built successful product lines and business areas for MNC’s and is currently venture building start-ups in deep-tech.
Suchi has 20 years of experience in commercial advisory and strategy, product development and launches, and corporate partnerships across global markets, with a strong focus in Australia and Asia. In her current capacity as Director of Venture Building, Suchi provides business building guidance in areas such as business planning, commercial strategy and scaling growth; to new and ‘build-from-scratch’ Deep Tech start-ups. 
Prior to SGInnovate, she was VP at Gartner (CEB), where she was providing strategic advisory to APAC leaders on GTM, business development as well as commercial strategy in Asia. 
Suchi holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical / Computer Engineering (High Honors) from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA and a Master of Business Administration (Deans List) from Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia.
She has a special interest in AI, Robotics, Sustainability and Healthcare and enjoys mentoring women in STEM. When she’s not working, Suchi loves a good book, great coffee and hanging out with her kids who educate her on the latest trends.