Geetha Kannan

Versatile Entrepreneurial Leader | Pioneer for Women in Tech


With over 30 years of experience in traversing business, people and technology, Geetha Kannan, Founder and CEO of 'Wequity', is a trailblazer for women in the IT movement in India. Geetha is an industry veteran who has held multiple growth and change roles where she powered companies (Infosys, ANZ and Anita B.org) with technology interventions, innovative practices and leadership development. 

She is currently the MD of AnitaB.org India, a non-profit organisation and focuses on helping careers of women in technology and inspiring and guiding women in computing and organisations that drive technology innovations. 

She is a strong advocate for gender diversity and women entrepreneurship in India and has been instrumental in strategizing and implementing programmes at AnitaB.org India.

With her active association with SHRM, ACM and CII, Geetha continues to strive for gender equality in the IT industry.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

She envisaged and executed the first “Women in Tech” conference with Infosys sponsorship. For broader reach, she then moved the tech conference to NASSCOM.

This conference has helped her get global recognition. In 2018, she was awarded the “Digital Women Awards” in the leadership category. Shenomics India listed her in their list of ‘100 mindful women’. 

Why Geetha Kanna ?

Geetha Kannan has deep insights into human performance and hands-on experience in functions like E-commerce, Marketing, Diversity, Sustainability, Human Resource Management and Planning.

An authority and leading voice for women in tech, Geetha has inspired women of all age groups to stand up and steer their minds towards technology. 

Geetha has always worked towards extending the cause of gender inclusion in the IT industry. Her vision is to holistically provide high quality, integrated and accessible resources to expand equality of outcomes for women, and their network supporters in IT.

As a public speaker, Geetha shares her impressive innovations in her field and how she tackled unconscious bias in the workplace. 

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