Founder and CEO
Dr. Amita Shukla is an innovator, entrepreneur, and thought leader focused on creating transformative innovations for human health, well-being, and potential. She is the founder and CEO of Vitamita and the author of Enduring Edge: Transforming How We Think, Create and Change. Previously, she spent close to nine years at New Enterprise Associates, one of the world’s largest and most active venture capital firms, where she evaluated cutting-edge medical innovations, invested in healthcare startups, and worked closely with world-class scientists, physicians, and entrepreneurs. Amita regularly advises companies and organizations and speaks to audiences of innovators, entrepreneurs, and students, as well as, change agents and leaders in business, nonprofits, academia, and government. In 2010 she was Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s youngest appointee to the board of the Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), a leader in early-stage investing. She was reappointed by Governor Larry Hogan in 2015. Amita previously served as a Mentor-in-Residence at Johns Hopkins to help the institution’s scientists and physicians realize the potential of their groundbreaking discoveries. She holds a BA in Biochemistry from Harvard, an MBA from Stanford, and 10 patents. Learn more at: http://vitamita.com/amita/