Meet TiE New York President
Roopa Unnikrishnan is president of TiE New York, and an active angel investor and mentor to several startups. She builds on almost two decades of experience in roles where she has seeded and driven change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. The Head of Strategy at HARMAN International, she is also an author, whose book The Career Catapult, guides readers on how to use innovation skills to update their career potential.
Roopa has worked with consumer goods, education and technology clients, helping them establish and improve key processes around strategic planning, innovation space identification and idea development.
Roopa’s work experience includes consulting at Katzenbach Partners, senior strategy roles at Citibank’s CitiCards and BlackRock and Pfizer. A Rhodes scholar who completed both an MPhil in Economic and Social History and an M.B.A. at the University of Oxford, Roopa also has a varied extracurricular life, being both a published poet and a world-class athlete in sports riflery.