Susmita joined the MBA program at Santa Clara University in Fall 2014. She has a Bachelor's degree from Bangalore University in India and worked with Thomson Reuters for 5 years before moving to the US. In her previous role at Thomson Reuters, she initiated and led Black Belt projects as well as mentored Green Belts.
Last year, Susmita served on the board of the Net Impact network and was involved in planning and organizing events for graduate students. She also worked with the board of the Marketing network in organizing the first Marketing Conference, held at Netflix in May 2015.
In her new role, she wants to help create a platform for promoting active and meaningful engagement between students and business communities in Silicon Valley.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading and traveling.