Nisha Advani

Nisha Advani

Assistant Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

dormakaba Americas

As part of the marketing team at dormakaba Americas, Nisha Advani is responsible for bringing insights on market and economic trends, assessing new business opportunities, serving as a business partner in strategic planning processes and delivering key strategic communication across various levels of the organization. Prior to joining the security industry, Nisha worked in tech, where she progressively moved from building software to eventually selling it. Driven by curiosity and not shy of a challenge, she infuses her experience in tech into her current role.

A passionate proponent of diversity, equity and inclusion, Nisha has always strived to create avenues that promote and sustain diversity in corporate and academic settings. She currently serves as the chair of the recently established Women’s Network at dormakaba Americas, with a vision of creating a space “where women bring their authentic self and achieve their full potential.” Since joining dormakaba Americas in early 2021, Nisha has been actively engaged with the SIA RISE community, where she enjoys the mutual learning opportunities.

Nisha holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Pune, India, and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.


From the Ground Up: How to Launch a Grassroots DE&I Initiative at Your Company

Presented by Sabrina Wilson, Nisha Advani at 8:30 AM on Monday, August 1st.

The idea of creating a diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiative from scratch can be daunting. Where do you start? How do you make sure that your program resonates with every employee? How do you avoid alienating groups? Despite the obvious benefits of increased diversity and inclusion in the workplace, research from BCG shows that…