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Sushma Akunuru named to Metro Philadelphia “AAPI Power Players” list

AAPI Power Players list (Sushma Akunuru)

Sushma Akunuru, senior vice president of Business Technology Services at Independence Blue Cross (IBX), has been recognized in Metro Philadelphia’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Power Players list.

This list honors elected officials, business leaders, entrepreneurs, community leaders and social and cultural advocates shaping the future of Philadelphia through arts, policy, health care, and education.

At IBX, Akunuru finds solutions that meet emerging market demands, improve efficiencies, and strengthen the company’s security profile. She is a champion of women in leadership and technology. Akunuru spearheads the IBX Women in Technology and Analytics event, which is designed to encourage careers in technology. She also mentors and tutors youths to help them pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Her profile appears in the paper’s May 15, 2024, issue.

To view Akunuru’s profile in the AAPI Power Players list, click here.