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Vishakha Mulye is managing director and CEO of ICICI Venture Funds Management Co. Ltd. Previously she was executive director of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited, India's number one private general insurance company and the first general insurance company in India to be ISO 9001:2000 certified. She was previously group chief financial officer and before that chief financial officer and treasurer for ICICI Bank Limited. She also headed the structured finance business there, which led to the development of an active securitization market in India. During this period, she was also responsible for ICICI Bank's client-related treasury and markets operations, capital markets business and relationships with domestic financial institutions and multilateral institutions. Vishakha played a key role in conceptualising and implementing the merger of ICICI with ICICI Bank, which led to the creation of the second largest bank in India. She is a chartered accountant and joined the ICICI group in 1993. Vishakha was selected as a 'Young Global Leader' for 2007 by the World Economic Forum. She is the recipient of several awards, including "Most Powerful Women in Indian Business - 2007" from Business Today; the India CFO Award for 2006; and the Corporate Leader Award for 2008 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India, in which she was second in the Female Young Leader category. She is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.