As the Founding CEO of Innoventures Education, a leading pre-K-12 international private education company based in Dubai, UAE, Poonam has been involved in the inception and the continued leadership of some of Dubai’s leading schools and Nurseries. These institutions span diverse curriculum frameworks including International Baccalaureate, Cambridge International, American Common Core, Montessori and Early Years Foundation System. The schools and nurseries include Dubai International Academy, Collegiate American School, Raffles World Academy, Raffles International School & Nurseries and the Burj Daycare Centre in Burj Khalifa.
With an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore following BA Honours in Economics, Poonam has had a career in international technology specializing in the Financial Services Industry across India, USA, Belgium, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Oman, Sweden and the UAE with global organisations like Tata Consultancy Services, Philips, MashreqBank and ABN AMRO Bank.
She has also served as President of Middle East IB Association and continues to be the Secretary-General of Dubai Private Schools Group.
Poonam has had the honour of being recognised as ‘’Education CEO of the Year’ as well as ‘ Indian Female Entrepreneur of the Year’ by ITP.
International Education is one of the most rewarding professions that can empower young minds to help make the world a better place. Innoventures Education aims at providing world-class education to over 7700 children from over 120 countries through about 1100 teachers and administrative staff from every corner of the globe.