Gandikota, Sameera

Sameera Gandikota

INC Chair


Sameera is in second year of her MBA program at Santa Clara University, pursuing a concentration in marketing. She graduated from National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India, in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. After college, she worked for a leading steel manufacturing conglomerate, Tata Steel as manager-projects for two+ years. Her business experience includes project management, people management, leading innovations and market analysis, for multi-billion dollar companies. She secured a summer internship at Dell Inc. in 2015 and made good connections through the process.

A strong believer in her ability and quality of work, she served as the vice president of Women in Business last year and plans to give a great experience for the current students through insightful events through her Inter-Network Council leadership. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places, trying different cuisines, and going to hikes. Additionally, she is a trained classical singer who doesn't shy away from singing a couple of Bollywood tunes as well.

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