Rachana Krishna is an Indian IT professional, who works as a product manager at Dell Technologies. She is the wife of the Indian cricketer Prasidh Krishna.
Rachana Krishna was born in India. She did her schooling at Carmel High School in Bengaluru. From 2014 to 2018, she did B. Tech. in computer science and engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. When she was studying at VIT, she was a member of the student council. After completing her graduation, she worked as a marketing business development intern and was responsible for branding OYO rooms in Vellore. Later, she did an MBA in digital technology and innovation at Questrom School of Business, Boston University in the United States. While studying at Questrom School of Business, she worked as the vice president of a student-led club named BizTech Club. She also worked as a graduate advisor for the student organization Product Vision Club.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his parents and siblings.
On 8 June 2023, she got married to the Indian cricketer Prasidh Krishna in a South Indian custom wedding ceremony. On 6 June 2023, the couple got engaged to each other. Many Indian cricketers including Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumrah, Devdutt Padikkal, and Krishnappa Gowtham attended her wedding ceremony in 2023.
In December 2015, Rachana joined Microsoft as an intern and worked there for around six months. In May 2016, she began to work as an Android development summer intern at Mahindra Comviva, where she worked for an online coupon-based app called Zerch. In January 2018, she began her internship at Cisco. In January 2018, she became a regular employee at Cisco in Bengaluru, where she worked in various capacities including high touch operations manager – customer experience 1 (January 2018-March 2020), product manager (February 2019-August 2020), and high touch operations manager – customer experience 2 (April 2020-September 2020). After working at Cisco for more than two years, she quit the company in September 2020.
She started her part-time job as a venture scholar at G51, a boutique venture firm, in Boston, Massachusetts in September 2020. In June 2021, she did a three months internship as a digital product intern at CVS Health. In January 2022, she worked as a corporate strategy and M&A intern at BitSight. In July 2022, she joined Dell Technologies in Austin, Texas, as a product manager.
In January 2019, she founded an EdTech company titled DigiZine.
- She was the University topper in computer science engineering (gold medalist) at VIT college.
- She was the University topper in computer science engineering and the gold medalist of VIT College.
- When she was working at Dell Technologies, she received the You Inspire Award.
- In 2023, her husband, Prasidh Krishna, was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 10 crores in the mini auction for the 16th season of IPL. During IPL 2023, he was ruled out of the league after having a stress fracture.