Seema Harsha-COO and Co-founder of Indiassetz.
She is an inspirational leader who drives results from everyone around her with her competitive fire and proactive attitude. Her ability to identify, leverage and develop talent is a key asset in building any organization. She also encourages and helps those around her to think outside-the-box, which is especially critical for a startup. Respected as a credible voice in decision making, finding strategic partners, and establishing governance policies, Seema earns a seat at the table wherever she serves.
She is responsible for driving company strategy and overall business operations, thereby delivering the best experience to both customers and employees. Seema, also heads the structured transaction division within the company. This division handles big-ticket transactions and complex cases including joint ventures. Seema is instrumental in identifying, hiring and training the right talent to grow the organization as a whole. She is also able to leverage her large network of clients over her banking tenure to generate customers for Indiassetz.
Prior to Indiassetz, Seema has extensive experience across verticals in the banking sector. She began her banking journey at Centurion Bank of Punjab as an Intern. Within a short period in the job, she was not only the branch head but also an integral part in the merger of Centurion Bank and Bank Muscat and later the merger with HDFC Bank. Seema then progressed to Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) where she got tremendous exposure in handling SMEs to large corporates. She was in charge of premium acquisitions & employee banking where she dealt with retail HNI clients small and medium enterprises to MNCs.
The pinnacle of her banking career was she was able to grow a 5 crore business to a whopping 500 crores within a short span of six months. Following this incredible growth story, she was appointed as the zonal CEO for the South at DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance where she was mandated to setup a business from scratch. At the peak of her banking career, Seema quit to start Indiassetz along with her ex-colleague Shivam Sinha.
Seema is passionate about mentoring women who want to enter the corporate world, advocating financial independence and leadership.
Education: MBA degree from Bangalore University, executive management program from Indian Institute of Management (IIM)