Sandhya Devanathan is the Southeast Asia Group Director for eCommerce, Travel, and Financial Services at Facebook, where she works with the region’s largest brands and startups on building for the mobile world.
Prior to joining Facebook, Sandhya was a Managing Director at Standard Chartered Bank, managing their half-a-billion dollar revenue retail banking and payments business in Singapore. Sandhya started her career at Citi as a management associate in India and was a founder-member of their innovative digital business team. In her 15 year international career across Citi and Standard Chartered, Sandhya has managed multiple businesses and spearheaded innovation in consumer banking and payments.
Sandhya is a passionate advocate of women in leadership and diversity at the workplace. She launched the STEM program for 3,000 Singaporean school girls with UN Women, was co-chair of the women’s council at StanChart and is actively involved with Women@FB initiatives.