Executive Director

Portrait of Shereen Agrawal, executive director of the Center for Software Innovation

Shereen Agrawal is the inaugural executive director of the Center for Software Innovation. She is a seasoned technology leader with experience ranging from early-stage startups to large, publicly traded companies. Throughout her career, she has gained experience launching new technology, leading go-to-market initiatives, forging networks across global technology communities and developing high-performing teams.

Most recently, Shereen served as co-founder of a central Ohio-based consulting firm focused on product and go-to-market strategies. Previously, she served as vice president of business development at Columbus-based Root Insurance, where she developed innovative partnerships and products supporting the company’s growth through to IPO. At Twitter and Cloudera, she supported the growth of an ecosystem of software partnerships to develop new customer experiences and grow revenue. As part of the finance team at Intel, Shereen focused on developing a competitive advantage in new mobile technology.

Shereen earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. She has advised student ventures as an executive in residence at The Ohio State University.