Shefaly Yogendra (PhD) is the COO of Ditto AI, a symbolic AI startup. She built her career in corporate venturing in the technology industry, followed by strategy advisory to investors, regulators and leaders of operating companies on strategic investment in emergent and regulated technologies. Her work is focused on digital and tech leadership and governance, organisational growth, risk, and decision making. Shefaly is an independent governor of London Metropolitan University, and a non executive director on the board of the LSE-listed JP Morgan US Smaller Co. Investment Trust and the FTSE 250 constituent Temple Bar Investment Trust. She was listed among the '100 Women To Watch' in the 2016 edition of the Female FTSE Board Report.