Vennela is currently working as a scientist in the Intellectual property analysis team, legal affairs at SABIC, Bangalore. She has over six years of experience in the petrochemical industry working in various aspects of patent analytics throughout the patent lifecycle from concept to commercialization. In addition to her operational function as a patent information scientist where she is responsible for providing legally significant patent information including patentability, freedom to operate, opposition/ invalidity and due diligence studies. Vennela also takes lead in deriving effective patent filing strategies, benchmarking studies, portfolio cost estimation, managing patent portfolio throughout its lifecycle and data automation. Vennela received her master’s degree in chemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.