Crystal Spanakos has been involved in both building early-stage ventures and innovation consulting with Innosight, and is based in New York City. Crystal was first based in Singapore and India where she established several of Innosight Ventures’ portfolio of companies and worked with clients from South Korea, the US, and India to develop disruptive plans and businesses in the telecommunications, healthcare, consumer goods and IT industries. She moved to the US in 2009, and has since been involved in global engagements, particularly with business concept generation, business plan development and new venture testing and development.

Before joining Innosight, Crystal was a supply chain executive with IDS Logistics (Li & Fung Group), where she helped a major FMCG client develop supply chain strategies for its Asia Pacific markets. She has also helped several Singapore-based startups obtain grants by advising on strategy, business models, grant-writing and by helping build product roadmaps.

Crystal received her BSc in Business Information Systems from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.