Smita G. Bagla is Managing Partner of Amritt, Inc., a management consulting firm. She is the incoming TiE SoCal President Elect for 2018.
Smita is a serial entrepreneur. Her new venture, GameRitt, a division of Amritt,assists corporations in leveraging the power of IoT and Business Intelligence for user behavior analytics. She has 22 plus years of leadership experience and is a seasoned Strategy and Innovation leader. As interim CTO and executive advisor, she has advised corporate department leadership into creating collaborative, healthy productive teams, and to re-engineer business processes which realign the departments to their strategic visions.
Her earlier ventures included turnkey software and consulting companies in the healthcare, gaming and entertainment industries. Her career and affiliations with clients include companies such as Toyota, Kaiser Permanente, DIRECTV, Midway Games, Vivendi Universal, Real Time Associates, United Healthcare, Amgen.
She is an active board member of IIT Alumni Organization of Southern California, South Asian Network and Special Interest group for Media and Graphics (SIGGRAGH LA). She is the co-founder of Women’s Initiative Network, an organization for professional women leaders. She is the past Co-Chair of TiECon Southwest 2014 and TiECon Southwest 2015.
She has her Masters in Mathematics and Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Roorkee. She has her Business Management credentials from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She was awarded as the Best South Asian Women Entrepreneur Los Angeles in 2013, has received the West Coast Community Leader award from the IIT Alumni Association of North America.