Nithya Sowrirajan is a leader in the media and technology space with over a decade at Google and currently in the role of Director, Global Product Solutions. At Google and YouTube, she leads strategy, go-to-market and expansion of advertising products to 100+ countries with the goal of successfully monetizing YouTube and creating value for advertisers. Nithya has spent the bulk of her career in the high-tech industry scaling new-to-world digital products and building high performing global teams. Nithya is committed to diversity and inclusion and serves on the Google Women@NY Steering Committee where she co-leads the Social Impact pillar dedicated to increasing the pipeline of tech talent from underserved communities.
Outside Google, she advises early-stage cleantech startups and think tanks like ReFed where she is a strategic advisor on reducing food waste. She is part of the Expert Network at SJF Ventures, a VC firm that invests in impact-driven entrepreneurs. She recently completed a Diploma in Clean Energy from NYU and the Urban Future Lab and is a proud New Yorker committed to sustainable city living.