Board

Asim Alavi  
Kalyani Chaganti Lalita Kambhampati Lata Shastri Namita Sachdev Preeti Tyagi-Gupta
Preeti Venkataraman
Rajesh Sharma 
Shanti Menon
Sivaram Yarlagadda
Suneeta Prakash
Usha Ram 
Vatsala Upadhyay


Anu Gopalakrishnan-President

Anu Gopalakrishnan is the Senior Product Manager - Automotive Audio at SiriusXM - premier satellite radio content provider. Prior to this, Anu was the Global Product Manager - Innovation for Ford Credit with several years of experience in the Connected Car Digital Marketing space with Ford Motor Company. Anu has closely been involved with brand development and optimization, new customer acquisition, stakeholder partnerships, multi-media marketing, ad agency collaborations and planning/organizing global trade shows including CES, CTIA and LA Auto Show. Anu has a strong Global Product Marketing background with over 15 years of experience in digital marketing and strategy. Her passion involves mobile design strategy, e-commerce development involving subscription models, digital content distribution and product development of innovative projects for global markets. Anu Gopalakrishnan is an alumnus, rank holder and an honors graduate student from University of Madras, India and Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti in the field of Mass Communications - Journalism and Advertising.

Anu Gopalakrishnan launched her Michigan-based radio show Rockin' Raaga in 2005 (WCXI 1160 AM- Saturday 1:00-3:00p.m.) offering for the first time in North America, a regional contemporary music and chat show in seven Indian languages. Apart from emceeing star events in Michigan, Anu contributes towards content & marketing for miindia.com, the only leading ethnic community portal in the United States for web traffic and loyalty. Anu is also the Vice-President of TiE Detroit- world's largest professional networking group that provides business resources for entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Anu is currently the President of Mai Family Services- the only South Asian organization helping individuals and families in abusive situations and has been a strong voice for the community in areas of domestic violence (empowerment), mental health, senior issues and substance abuse. Anu Gopalakrishnan has been an integral voice of the community for various fundraisers benefiting charity homes in Michigan and in India through the Miindia Foundation.


Executives

Anu Gopalakrishnan   President
Swatee Kulkarni          President-Elect
Mona Sashital         Treasurer
Usha Mittal                 Secretary