Mousumi Shaw
Founder & CEO
Mousumi Shaw is a serial entrepreneur. Currently she is the founder and CEO of Sikara & Co., an affordable luxury jewelry brand. She oversees the company’s growth strategy, operations, partnerships and philanthropy. Prior to Sikara, Mousumi founded and Silicon Spot, Inc. As co-founder of Silicon Spot, an international online marketplace and resource center for early stage technology companies, Mousumi successfully raised a first round of funding and expanded the company's presence throughout the US and established their first international office in Asia. Mousumi has also served as a Strategy Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers where she conducted competitive strategy and positioning analysis for Fortune 100 clients and with the Parthenon Group where she advised private equity clients. In addition to her entrepreneurial and private sector interests, Mousumi has an interest in government and nonprofits. She served in the National Economic Council at the White House for Dr. Laura D'Tyson and President Clinton for four months. She is also dedicated to the mission of empowering others through entrepreneurship with her role on the Advisory Board of C.E.O. Women, a nonprofit helping immigrant woman to start their own businesses. Mousumi is one of the founding board members of Indus Women Leaders. Mousumi graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in South Asia Regional Studies and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School. She also has a joint masters from Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School of Government. During her time off, she enjoys photography, rowing, spending time with family and friends and gallivanting around the globe.