Shibulal declines to reveal the exact investment on the grounds that it's a privately-held company, and says only that they hope to break even in a few years.
Her family does not interfere in any of her business decisions, she says, though she does turn to her parents for advice, at times.
"It's always been that way, our professional lives are quite separate."
In fact, her father met her business partner, Saha, only six months after she had invested in the company. Neither do dinner-table conversations revolve around Infosys or, for that matter, Tamara.
"There are so many other things to talk about," she says.
Outside work, dancing used to be a passion.
"I've been dancing from three and have learnt everything from ballet to bharatnatyam and have taught hip-hop while I was in university."
But an injury has put a stop to that.
Meanwhile, she has decided to try her hand at cooking again, though she says it's particularly hard in a city like New York with its smorgasbord of dining options. (She divides her time between New York, where she looks after the family's investments in the US, and Bangalore.)
The only indulgence she will confess to is travel, mostly to see her friends scattered around the globe.
That and the "Tropical Iceberg" from Cafe Coffee Day a thoughtful employee suddenly enters the conference room with.
"They know me well here," she says with a smile.
Image Courtesy: Tamara, Coorg