Eshanthi Ranasinghe


Eshanthi is a manager on the intellectual capital team at Omidyar Network where she advances strategy, knowledge, research, impact, and results across all initiatives.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Eshanthi was a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.  While there, she did a range of work from analyzing international market dynamics to identify long-term expansion and exit strategies for healthcare companies to developing a growth strategy for a nonprofit charter school startup. Before that, Eshanthi worked for CARE Bangladesh as a William Davidson Institute fellow and used financial and social metrics to demonstrate CARE’s contributing value to a joint-venture social enterprise that empowers rural Bangladeshi women to become entrepreneurial salespeople. She also worked for Ford Motor Company India, where she set up a public-private partnership between Ford, the Tamil Nadu health department, a local NGO, and a university-run rural tech incubator to establish a mobile health initiative that extended reach of services to high-risk pregnant women in rural areas.

Eshanthi attended the University of Michigan where she received an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and an M.S. from the School of Natural Resources and Environment, with a focus in sustainable systems. She also earned a B.S. in business and a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.