Senior Product Leader

Over the last 18 years, Sarika went from Product Operations in the Oil and Gas industry to becoming an entrepreneur to a Product Manager at a Fortune 500 company, to Senior Product Leader at Amazon. Throughout her transitions, she has leveraged her existing and expanded network and evolved her strategies to accommodate the changing world to land her dream job. Alongside her day job, she also runs her side-gig; ScarletFreshShoe (, an e-commerce company with instant shoe repair and foot pain relief solutions for on-the-go women.
Proficient at communicating and articulating her ideas, she has been elected as a board member for the Association of Rice Alumni (ARA). She has been a mentor in women groups at Capital One and Amazon and also in entrepreneurial circles affiliated with Rice University and TiE Young Entrepreneurs for the past decade.

Summits Attended: 2021 Debug, 2023 Pride

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.