Sonia Randhawa

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Sonia Randhawa

Sonia Randhawa
Born Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Education MBA, PMP, Computer Sciences Engineer
  • Senior Technology Executive * Entrepreneur

Sonia Randhawa is an American Australian Indian technology executive currently based in San Francisco, California. [1]


As a technology pioneer, she began her career at IBM where she worked on World’s First Touch Screens Network – AJS – which won the Washington DC Smithsonian Award.

Sonia has worked in Telecommunication, Enterprise Solutions, Internet Security, Automation, Semiconductors, AI, and IoT space. She has held several leadership roles at IBM, Telstra, Alcatel-Lucent, F5 Networks, and Intel Corporation.

She helps direct technology and operational innovation across companies and oversees strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, the integration of new business models, the incubation of new technologies, and the cultivation of world-class technical talent.

Sonia has a Bachelors degree in Information Sciences Engineering from Australia, and an MBA from USA; and is PMP Project Management Institute certified since 2005.[2]

Early life

Sonia Randhawa was born in the city of Dharamshala in the northern Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, India. She was born into a Himachali Jatt Hindu Family.. She is native fluent in Hindi and Pahari, languages she learnt while spending many Australian school summer holidays visiting her grandparents in India.[3]

She was raised in Australia where she began her education at a catholic private school. As an athlete she played cricket for her local cricket club Norths and also at state level in Under 19s Cricket Australia National Championships, as an opening fast bowler. She participated in Miss India Australia Beauty Pageant and was chosen as finalist[4].Randhawa relocated from Australia to the USA to pursue her tech career at one of the most prestigious American companies at the time Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs Innovations.[5]


  1. Technology and Innovation can Play a Massive Role to Predict, Detect and Prevent Wildfires: Sonia Randhawa
  2. NetNewsLedger - Innovative Solutions for Healthcare and Data Security During Covid-19

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