Founder & CEO, Kaitongo
About Sumathi Pundit
An engineer turned entrepreneur, Sumathi built a successful career in tech by learning the value of strong relationships. She didn’t compete by playing golf or attending happy hours but built on the intrinsic strengths women bring to business: empathy & competence.
Kaitongo emerged from her experiences as a woman of colour who overcame the obstacles of a male-dominated industry. She created an AI-powered customer intelligence platform that arms business professionals with industry-specific insights to spark conversations, build credibility and turn sellers like Sumathi into trusted advisors.Get to know Sumathi Pundit
What are your hopes for the next generation of women in tech?
I hope to see the next generation continue to build on women's intrinsic strengths in business: empathy and competence. I want to see more women step forward as innovators, inventors, and leaders.
What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Don’t be afraid to take risks and step outside your comfort zone. Great things happen to those who are up for the challenge.