Anitha Vadavatha is the Founder of Misu Labs.
Anitha has a checkered background with 15+ years in management consulting for Fortune 100 clients and held several key roles in global corporations & startups.
Currently Anitha is a General Manager at Sheth Leadership Academy, an education & content company, leading its product, international market development and general management. Previously Anitha co-founded Animac Business Group, a boutique strategy consulting practice and she was part of the leadership team at India China America Institute, a non-profit think tank focused on researching the trilateral relationship between the three largest consumer economies. Her corporate & consulting career included working in India and USA for BearingPoint Inc.(former KPMG Consulting), GE Commercial Distribution Finance (GE Capital), Intelligroup Asia Pvt. Ltd, and CySphere; where she held various roles in startup development & operations, executive & board management, strategy, quality, operations & hr, marketing, and product/program management.
Anitha is deeply engaged with community & global organizations on entrepreneurship, international affairs & technology. She is a Co-Leader of XPRIZE San Francisco Think Tank and was a founding Chairwoman, now an advisory council member of Young & Emerging Leaders of World Affairs Council of Atlanta. Anitha designed, led & moderated topical conferences, thought leadership summits on International Strategy for BRICS & frontier markets, Globalization, Emerging Markets, Executive Leadership, Refugees, 21st century Leadership, and Global Outsourcing. Besides she was a Managing Editor of ICA Institute's economic sectoral outlooks and served as a mentor on ‘startup development’ for TiE Atlanta SocialX accelerator & TYE programs.
Anitha earned her degrees in Accounting, Marketing & Advertising and executive education in Exponential Technologies, Space Economics, Global Entrepreneurship, Emerging Market Strategies and International Management. Anitha is a recipient of Outstanding Leadership award from WACA YL and was nominated for ABC 40 under 40 of Atlanta, GA.