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Roopa Unnikrishnan

Founder and Innovation Catalyst, Center10 Consulting LLC

Roopa Unnikrishnan

Roopa Unnikrishnan, Founder and Innovation Catalyst at Center10 Consulting LLC, has spent two decades in roles where she seeded and drove change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. She is a former Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Global Head of Worldwide Talent at Pfizer, and previously held senior strategy positions at Blackrock and Citibank. A master coach, she now works with senior executives to facilitate personal and career change, and with a variety of consumer goods, education, and technology companies to improve their strategic planning and idea development processes. Her new book, The Career Catapult: Shake Up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory, guides readers on the use of innovation skills to update their career potential. Unnikrishnan is currently president of TiE New York, a chapter of the world's largest network of entrepreneurs, as well as an active angel investor and mentor to several startups.