Ambiga Dhiraj sets a record of becoming the First Woman CEO of billion dollar Indian Startup. Data Analytics startup MuSigma which evolved as a Unicorn has catapulted Ambiga to the top post. She replaces her husband Dhiraj Rajaram.
Globally, few women hold top positions at Unicorn firms, those that are valued at over a billion dollars. Ambiga now joins the league of CEOs of healthcare firms 23andme and Theranos and media firm Houzz.
Ambiga worked for eight years at the 11-year-old Mu Sigma, Ambiga Dhiraj, as CEO, now occupies one of the most high-profile corner offices among Indian startups, with an enviable view of Bengaluru's tech epicentre.
Mu Sigma employs 3,500 scientists in 10 industries with a recorded revenue of $250 million in 2014-15 financial year.
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