Known for pressing beyond conventional wisdom, Ambiga Dhiraj has always paved new pathways. Her career began at Motorola’s research arm, developing new ideas, next generation products and technology through a deep understanding of users. She was involved in the early development of mobile technologies, including Bluetooth and the mobile edition of Java.
She has played a number of key roles in Mu Sigma right from its start-up stage. She initiated and led the marketing and innovation functions, talent management, and the client services organization to serve Fortune 500 customers across different industry verticals through a global delivery model. As part of the senior executive team, she has helped grow Mu Sigma from a young startup to a unicorn company. All through, Ambiga has championed the integration of design thinking into the art of problem solving in Mu Sigma.
She is a fan of Herbert Simon and is passionate about research, technology, psychology and application of these towards understanding how people consume and engage with analyses and insights.
Ambiga holds an M.S in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.