Lontoh, Sonita

Lontoh, Sonita
Siemens Digital Grid (professional work)
Silicon Valley Asia Technology Alliance (SVATA) (nonprofit work)
Vice President of Marketing (Siemens Digital Grid)
Co-Founder and Executive Director (SVATA)

Sonita Lontoh is Vice President of Marketing at Siemens Digital Grid. She is a technology executive focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT), 'Smart' Connected Energy/Devices and Green Technology. Her work addresses the intersection of technology, business models and policy. In particular, she focuses on societal benefits and global cross-collaborations on innovation, human capital and leadership development. Prior, Lontoh was an executive at Trilliant and at PG&E Corporation. Earlier in her career, Lontoh was a management consultant at the strategy consulting firm Bain & Company and spent a few years as a technology entrepreneur. Lontoh is a selection committee member and mentor for the TechWomen, a U.S. Department of State's women-in-technology initiative, and for Endeavor, the global high-impact entrepreneurship nonprofit. She is also a co-founder and chairman of the board of the Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF) and a co-founder and Executive Director of the Silicon Valley Asia Technology Alliance (SVATA). Lontoh has contributed to and appeared in the World Economic Forum, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, NBC, Reuters, BBC, TIME, Bloomberg and other respected publications. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the University of California, Berkeley.