Rama is a seasoned business operator with 10+ years of experience in successfully launching and operationalizing companies from the ground up. She is uniquely skilled at building high-performing teams, launching digital products, and building/managing physical real estate assets. Rama has held leadership positions at large global corporations, high growth startups, and civic organizations.
Having built both brick and mortar and digital travel businesses, Rama joined Google as a Global Product Lead focused on their Travel products (e.g. Flight Search, Hotel Search, Hotel Ads etc). Rama sits at the intersection of product and sales and is responsible for influencing and scaling Google’s Travel product offerings.
In 2015, Rama co-founded Stay Wanderful, a first of its kind hospitality tech company to help hoteliers maximize revenue by improving conversion on their hotel websites. Prior to Stay Wanderful, Rama worked in real estate at Tishman Speyer and at Greystar.
As co-president of her family conglomerate Chanani Holdings, she managed all day-to-day operations, asset management and investments, including over 75+ employees. Rama found entrepreneurial ways to build out her businesses such as co-founding a tourism business improvement district with her local city.
Rama holds a portfolio of multifamily assets and is an active angel investor. Rama earned her BS from the Cornell Hotel School and MBA from Harvard Business School.