Sachi Shenoy, AB’97, MBA ’07

Cofounder and Chief Impact Officer
Upaya Social Ventures

Sachi Shenoy

Sachi Shenoy is the cofounder and chief impact officer for Upaya Social Ventures, an organization that creates dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor by investing in small and growing businesses. She currently serves on the board of directors for Upaya and the Global Leadership Forum, and on the advisory board of the Chicago Booth Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation. Prior to Upaya, Shenoy spent three years at Unitus, where she served as director of global programs. As area manager at SKS Microfinance, Shenoy led the organization's entry into the New Delhi urban microfinance market. Shenoy has also worked at New York-based CDVCA; JP Morgan Chase, where she worked in the sales and trading division; and Price Waterhouse LLP, where she served as a management consultant for the financial services industry. In 2014, she was named to the Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list. Shenoy earned an AB in economics and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship with high honors from the University of Chicago.