Faye Sahai

Faye Sahai

Innovation Leader, Investment Impact Advisor, Inclusion Champion, Board Member www.vinaj.com www.mirai.global

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Member since April 10, 2019
Innovation Advisor, Investor, Inclusion Champion, Board Member Quote_down
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1995 UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management , MBA , Business, Leadership
1990 Claremont McKenna College , BA , Econ & Psych
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Faye Karnavy Sahai

Innovation Leader, Investment Impact Advisor, Inclusion Champion, Board Member


Executive innovation leader and investment advisor on strategy, startup, inclusion and partnerships that grow new capabilities, develop new business opportunities, and position companies at the forefront. Developer of innovation strategic partnerships, innovation centers, innovation funds and ecosystems that drive transformation initiatives in healthcare, technology, and financial services.  Goal-driven collaborator and advisor with success leading strategy, investments and innovation for large, global corporations, building from her experience at  Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield, AIG, Schwab, and Deloitte Consulting.


  • Exploring and investing in digital wellness and behavioral health startups with the support of the Executive Office of Melinda Gates, Pivotal Ventures
  • Advising companies and organizations on innovation, inclusion, and impact
  • Launched the AIG Global Innovation Center and managing the advanced technology team
  • Managed the Kaiser Permanente Innovation Lab and Fund for Technology
  • Assessed thousands of innovations, piloted hundreds and scaled new products and services such as care anywhere apps, robotic couriers, blockchain smart contracts, artificial intelligence for self-service, wearables for workers safety, mobile apps for safe driving.

Faye is currently Faye is Co-Founder and Partner at Mirai SV Global and Managing Director at Vinaj Ventures,  investing in digital health startups with Telosity.co Fund and consulting in innovation and venture investments with corporations.   She has served on the Board of Director: Ayogo Health, Ascend Leadership, Berger Research, Claremont McKenna Alumni, and Advisor to UCSF Catalyst, Samsung Emerging Tech, Somnology MD, Autonomous.ID, Food System 6, Exponential Talent,  Plug and Play Accelerator Advisor, Asian Foundation Lotus Circle, AI and Healthcare Publication, and Innovation Executive Forum.