Shalu Umapathy is a managing director at IDEO.org based in the San Francisco studio. Shalu supports teams by scoping collaborations, diving deep with teams as they design solutions for our partners, and engaging partners as IDEO.org seeks to achieve impact at scale.
Prior to IDEO.org, Shalu’s experience spanned the international development and business strategy sectors. She has worked at Bain & Company, where she supported Fortune 500 businesses, and Digitas, where she used analytics to improve her clients’ marketing programs. She also worked across six countries in Africa at Abt Associates, a USAID contractor, where she worked on global health projects.
Shalu is a Clinton Fellow, holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a bachelor’s in business administration from Boston University.