Lady of the iLab: Sandra Riedel
A native Midwestern; however, calls now both Hyderabad, India and Boston USA home. Recent graduate of the Founder Institute based out of Silicon Valley, and is the Founder of Polar Bear International. The company was founded in Boston, January 2014, in midst of an arctic cold winter of double digits below zero t¬o save the world – one shopping bag at a time (tagline of the company). Globalization fascinates me, and enjoys learning the best of other cultures. Has over thirty years of experience in Senior Leadership Roles with companies such as Xerox, Kodak, Nebraska Furniture Mart: a Berkshire Hathaway Company and Silicon Business Solutions: Active when in India with product development for Polar Bear International, HR Head for an IT firm, and as Board of Director for various non-profit boards. Spending time with family, the start-up community, tech, reading, horses, nature or art are some of my other favorite ways to spend time. Writes on the Environment, Startups, Globalization, Cross Cultural Communication, Doing Business in Asia, Expats, Volunteering, Gardening and Flowers.