Shruthi Rao is CEO of Adapt Ready, an early stage business in the InsurTech space. Under her leadership, the company has won major industry awards for its innovative risk intelligence platform, including “Risk-Modelling Technology of the Year”, “Excellence in Technology”, and “Best Customer Service Product”. As a longtime proponent of “women-in-tech” (and gender equality in general), Shruthi was featured in major publications for International Women’s Day in 2018. Diversity is one of the top agendas at her company, from 50% board representation to advisers and team. She is a firm believer that “good business” and “good for businesses” do not have to be mutually exclusive. Shruthi began her career as a software engineer, later moving onto management consulting. She holds a BE in electrical engineering and an MBA.