Rekha Skantharaja, Tangram Insurance Services (US)
As President & CEO of Tangram Insurance Services, Schipper has the opportunity to build and manage corporate insurance programs all over the US. With nearly 20 years in the industry, she is passionate about the value of insurance to the greater economy and energized around the talented team of people she works beside every day. Under her leadership the Bay Area-based startup in 1999 has experienced accelerated growth over the last 10 years. Schipper began her insurance career in 2001 as an assistant at a brokerage firm in San Francisco. She spent the next 10 years building experience that would eventually lead her into the executive ranks. A graduate of Boston University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations, she is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, the Insurance Supper Club and co-founder of Company’s Women of Influence Group. She is also a board director of a prominent performing arts non-profit serving 40,000 kids through arts engagement. She was awarded Women to Watch in 2018 and has been on the Hot 100 list for the past four years.