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Shubhi Rao joined the CGD Board of Directors in April 2019. Ms. Rao was previously the Chief Financial Officer at Dosh in Austin, Texas. Prior to her arrival at Dosh, Ms. Rao was Vice President, Treasurer at Alphabet, Inc. in Mountain View, California, where she oversaw all aspects of asset management, financial business risk management and global liquidity and equity management for the company. Before Alphabet, Inc., Ms. Rao was based in London where she was Group Treasurer for Tesco PLC. For over a decade, she worked for The Ford Motor Company in Michigan, holding a variety of treasury roles, and she also previously worked at PwC and Tyco International.
Ms. Rao is an honoree member of the Federal Reserve San Francisco and also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW).
Ms. Rao holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science engineering from Michigan State University in 1990 and an MBA from the University of Michigan in 1997.