Smita Bagla is CEO of Aligned Strategies, LLC and Managing Partner at Amritt, Inc. She run a management cosulting firm that provides exective advisor services for product strategy and innovation to large corporations as well as well-funded startups. Smita also an active investor and a mpassionate mentor. She serves as board member, business strategy advisor or interim CXO as required for early stage startups.
Her previous entrepreneurial exits included a world-wide enterprise software company in the medical field which was sold in 2001, and Gamification for Innovation product company in 2015. Earlier in her career, she was instrumental in creating AI based technology solutions for Cancer Research and manufacturing of plasma based drugs. She is an IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee and UCLA alum.
As immediate past President of TiE Southern California Chapter, she received the Southern California Community Leadership award for "her visionary guidance and dynamic leadership of TiE". She was also awarded the Best South Asian Woman Entrepreneur Los Angeles by Saban in association with LA Business Journal.