Sruta is a thought leader and established executive in Telecomm, Media and Entertainment industry, focused on Audio and Video categories, who is adept at taking businesses from concept to scale, creating and establishing sustainable growth. She is a major influencer and creative thinker in growth, partnerships and distribution areas, is constantly sought out for counsel by digital and media companies, and has been awarded numerous leadership awards in the space and industry.
She started her career as an engineer, and worked her way to providing expertise in areas of strategy and operational execution to drive ecommerce and digitization of fortune 500 companies in CPG, Fintech, Media and Entertainment. In the last decade, she worked at Dish, leading their Dish’s International Business line, Local and International content acquisitions, and their Fintech partnerships and operations. She went on to help launch SlingTVand paved the way for innovative distribution and platform partnerships, technologies and operational practices across networks, customer experience, risk management functions, and drove strategic initiatives for the company. She currently is a senior executive at SiriusXM Holdings Inc, responsible for Growth of Streaming Distribution and Acquisitions across the house of brands, and has focused on establishing SXM as a formidable service outside the car in a short 24 months.
Sruta has an engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Shecares deeply about women in tech and increasing opportunities to all women. She is currently a Board Member for SocietyofWomencoders.org. In addition to her day job at SiriusXM, Sruta is also an executive advisor to SiriusXM Cares, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality efforts, and in the past played a key role in DISH Women’s Network.