Anitha Vadavatha

Founder, d.Cent Labs
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Anitha Vadavatha is the Founder of Misu Labs & d.Cent Labs, an exponential technologies advisor, an ExO (Exponential Organization) Works Consultant, and an alumna of Singularity University (SU), She was named ‘Top Ten Frontier Women’ in Blockchain & Digital Assets in connection with ‘Decade of Women’ – launched at the United Nations by 5th Element Group in partnership with UN, Thomson Reuters & Morning Star. She actively advises and mentors Blockchain/Crypto, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bio-Healthcare companies at SU Ventures, SU Smart City accelerator, CLSI & GSV Labs.

Her career spans over 18 years of Fortune 100 corporate, startup and management consulting experience and has held key roles in Financial Services, Technology & Non-Profit sectors in the US and India interfacing with emerging markets.
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 in initiatives on entrepreneurship, science & technology, and international affairs, holding key roles to advance their missions.
Passionate about women in Space, she serves on the Advisory board of Kalpana Chawla Scholarship Project at the International Space University-established to honor the late Indian-American Astronaut Dr. Kalpana Chawla; a member of FinTech Core, an independent global group that advises state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in fostering Vizag city to become the Fintech hub of India; and was a founding Chairwoman, now an advisory council member of Young & Emerging Leaders of World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

Often invited to contribute at global gatherings including the United Nations-Novus, MIT Media Labs Emerging Worlds, REDX and HOPE Global Forum. Anitha earned her degrees in Accounting, Marketing & Advertising and executive education in Exponential Technologies, Space Economics, Global Entrepreneurship, Emerging Market Strategies and International Management.
Prior, she was nominated for Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40 and was a recipient of Outstanding Leadership award from the Young Leaders of World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
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