Hymavathy Menath

San Jose City Manager’s Office
San Jose, CA

HYMAVATHY MENATH is an entrepreneur, diversity and inclusion consultant, and culture change leader who has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, SAP, and VISA. As a founder of Talking Cranes, a diversity and inclusion consultancy, she helped global companies diversify their talent pipelines and build inclusive workplace cultures to create high-performing, innovative organizations that are better equipped to respond to today’s volatile. disruption-prone marketplace. Hymavathy also has two decades of product- and business-development experience in education technology, helping build successful businesses in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. She has a B.S. in physics from the University of Madras and an M.S. in publishing from Oxford Brookes University.



San Jose is working to identify and address structural racial inequities in government policies, programs, and practices. Its Office of the City Manager is partnering with FUSE executive fellow Hymavathy Menath to support the development of a racial equity framework that will guide associated investments and support the normalizing of racial equity objectives across city operations.