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Ekta Sahasi 2017-11-29T15:32:11+00:00
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About Ekta Sahasi

Ekta Sahasi is Vice President of the US Business Innovation Center (BIC) for Konica Minolta in Foster City, Ca. She is an entrepreneur and technologist passionate about leading fundamental business and cultural transformation, and investing in new ventures and technologies across diverse industries. The BIC partners with leading technology companies to create new world-class software, services and a portfolio of new businesses capabilities for Konica Minolta. Prior to joining Konica Minolta, Ekta spent 10 years at eBay Inc. where she co-founded and led both eBay and PayPal’s Research and Innovation Labs. She successfully developed one of the largest corporate innovation programs, and experimented with emerging technologies.

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