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Deanna Kosaraju

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Advisor, Loopd Inc. and Founder, Global Tech Women. University of California, Berkeley grad.

Advisor, Loopd Inc. and Founder, Global Tech Women. University of California, Berkeley grad.

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Global Tech Women


Women Leaders for the World India
Loopd Inc.


Founder Global Tech Women April 2012 - present
COO (Contract Position) Women's Startup Lab August 2016 - present
Leader, Global Strategic Inclusion Programs (Contract Position) Exponential Talent LLC June 2015 - May 2016
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology July 2006 - April 2012
Sr. Prod Mktg Mgr AlphaBlox August 2000 - October 2001
Director of Applications BitLocker October 1998 - August 2000
Vice President of Customer Success Bizfinity August 1997 - September 1999
Consulting Manager Baysys Consulting Group January 1996 - August 1997
Tech Support Lead Platinum Software June 1994 - January 1996


University of California, Berkeley Gender & Women's Studies 2004 - 2006
Santa Clara University Women Leaders for the World Program Completion 2012 - 2012
Skyline College 2001 - 2004

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  • • Social enterprise
  • • Social Entrepreneurship
  • • Women Entrepreneurs
  • • Global Community
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Education

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Deanna is a great entrepreneur who is making a difference for women worldwide.
Tanya Monsef Bunger
We worked together  •  Chairman of the Board, Global Women's Leadership Network and Dean's Executive Professor, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University.
Deanna has gathered a global community of female entrepreneurs. She smart, organized and looking to build a large organization. She is a ... cutting edge thinker
Lucie Newcomb
We worked together  •  Instructor, UC Berkeley Extension and Advisory Board Member, Market4Demand. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Deanna is not only a dedicated entrepreneur; she's an ace community-builder. She'll be joining this network to help and support, as much as ... to acquire something, if not more. I recommend her acceptance whole-heartedly. Thank you for your highest consideration.
Kevin Henderson
We worked together  •  Founder, Stealth Mode Startup. Previously General Manager of Data Services, Trimble Navigation. Harvard grad.
Deanna is an advisor to my startup. She is also an entrepreneur working on her own startup. She is a superb advisor. Her experience can help ... with everything from fundraising pitches, strategy, team building, software development to design and big data. Because she is a former accountant, she knows how an entrepreneur can use financials to tell the company’s story. And she has a great Rolodex. Deanna will also give you honest and candid feedback without being discouraging. As an advisor, Deanna is involved and available to your startup. She's not just letting you use her name. She also won't get involved if she doesn't believer in the team and what you're doing. That means she believes in both the prospects of your business and the values your company has. I can say from personal experience, Deanna will be a great resource for your company.
Nita Singh Kaushal
We worked together  •  Advisory Board Member, Stanford Women's Community Center and Founder, Miss CEO. Stanford GSB grad. Stanford grad.
Deanna is an inspiring leader and innovator. She has dedicated her expertise and insight to helping other women succeed in their technical a ... nd entrepreneurial endeavors and created a strong and internationally well-recognized community of professional women.

Lucie Newcomb
We worked together  •  Instructor, UC Berkeley Extension and Advisory Board Member, Market4Demand. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Lucie is a global thinker and her involvement with entrepreneurs and business leaders across the world give her a deep, strategic lens in wh ... ich to discuss ideas. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for her work, coupled with her vast network makes her an important resource. I give Lucie my highest recommendation as an advisor. Please contact me if you need further information.

Jennifer Shaw
Fellow, Interface: The Web School and Expert Advisory Board Member, Athena Digital Design at Barnard College.
One if the many reasons Jennifer is a great entrepreneur is she is using her talents to provide a platform to empower others to reach their ... potential.

Rama Pillutla
Senior Engineering Manager, Yahoo. Previously Principal Engineer, Yahoo.
Rama is a great entrepreneur because she has a real passion for technology and brings her whole self to the challenge.

Karin Meyer
CEO & Co-Founder, Indiforce. Entrepreneur / Technology, Product & Business Leadership / UC Berkeley & University of Washington grad.
Karin has a wealth of knowledge in the tech space and is well-connected in the community.

Sheryl Chamberlain
Diversity Advisory Board, Cloud Foundry Foundation.
Sheryl has the breadth and depth of experiences to make an excellent advisor. She is no doubt a major asset here are FounderDating.