Meet Author Pooja Krishna

MEET THE AUTHOR | POOJA KRISHNA

Don’t wait for Serendipity, Drive your Success!

Pooja Krishna is an Entrepreneur, Business Mentor and Mom. She has worked both in large corporates and managed startups over the last 24+ years. 

She’s co-founded Maroon Oak, and also founded Win Thinks, where she writes, speaks and teaches about Digital Media, Brand Building and Future Ready Businesses. A day trader for over a decade, Pooja launched Trading Paces to educate amateur and pro stock traders. As a classroom mentor, Pooja loves teaching students across the U.S. about job skills and entrepreneurship. Read about her on Huffington Post, Forbes and ThriveGlobal

A trivia buff and amateur artist, she’s discovering the pleasure of drawing Zentangle patterns for ‘creative mindfulness.’

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