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Rama Katkar

NJ native in the Bay Area. Love fiction, hiking and skiing. Mom and amateur cook with gourmet aspirations.

Rama Katkar is a Senior Advisor to Susquehanna. In this role, Rama helps support the growth of Susquehanna’s portfolio companies.

Rama has nearly 20 years of finance experience, including investing, strategic operations and M&A. She is currently the VP, Finance at Instacart, where she leads the company’s strategic finance and capital markets functions. Prior to joining Instacart, Rama was the SVP, Corporate Development & Strategic Finance at Credit Karma, where she spent nearly six years leading corporate development, strategic finance and business operations. During her time at Credit Karma, Rama helped build and scale the company’s finance and operations functions to support a $1 billion revenue business and executed over $1.5 billion in primary, secondary and debt transactions. She led nine M&A transactions, including Credit Karma’s entry into the UK (carve-out acquisition from TransUnion) and sale of Credit Karma Tax to Square. In 2020, she executed the $8.1 billion sale of Credit Karma to Intuit. Prior to Credit Karma, Rama was an entrepreneur and investor in technology and retail.

Rama is originally from New Jersey and currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. She has an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and BA in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences & Economics from Northwestern University.