Lata Krishnan is CFO for Shah Capital Partners. She was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of SMART Modular Technologies, a publicly held company recognized as one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Public Companies. Lata has also held corporate accounting and finance positions at Montgomery Securities, Arthur Andersen & Company LLP, and Hill Vellacott & Company in London.
She is also the Co-chair of the American India Foundation (AIF) since being involved in its founding in 2001. AIF is a premier foundation with a long-term commitment to accelerating social and economic development in India and strengthening the bonds between the US and India. AIF is chaired by President Clinton, includes luminaries from the community on the Board, and has offices in Silicon Valley, New York and India.
She serves as a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group, the Commonwealth Club and as a Fellow of the American Leadership Forum. She received a B.S. with honors from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.