Araya is the Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Snapcart Group, an award winning, global Disrupt 100 list startup that collects offline data, analyses and predicts shopper behavior through machine learning and big data analysis. In her role, she is responsible for finance, fundraising, business strategy, and backbone operations ensuring the group produces profitable revenue and driving growth of the business.
Prior to Snapcart, she has more than 7 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Venture Capital. She started her career at Thailand’s top investment bank, Phatra Securities, and was responsible for a couple of notable M&A and public offering transactions. After that, she was a Vice President at Ardent Capital, a VC based in Bangkok with 16 portfolio companies across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Araya holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Thammasat University.