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 prioritize the integration of racial equity objectives across all city operations. FUSE Executive Fellow Hymavathy Menath is helping establish and build capacity for an Office of Racial Equity.