Advisory Board

Mrs. Velamoor has spent 15 years with Microsoft leading global product management teams and building insightful technology solutions for big data needs across product lines. Her expertise with data driven decision management has helped steer product development and contributed to revenue growth for some of Microsoft’s leading businesses through a combination of creativity, initiative, and collaborative leadership. She has served as an advisor at Optio3, an AI-powered IOT Management technology startup in the Seattle area, and has led the career pathways initiative at Rainier Scholars, a college prep program for low income students of color building pathways across STEM and computer science, law and medicine, entrepreneurship and humanities. Mina is passionate about giving back to local and global communities and strongly believes that giving unites groups for a common cause. Mina serves on the board of the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services and the Virginia Mason Foundation and is a member at Pitch Your Peers Seattle. Mrs. Velamoor joined the Columbia Hospitality Advisory Board in 2020.