Nita Kapoor has the enviable distinction of having studied at the two most coveted institutes in the world – IIM Ahmedabad and Harvard Business School. She was formerly CEO at NewsCorp VCCircle, COO at Godfrey Phillips India Ltd and VP at DDB Mudra Communications Ltd. She has extensive work experience in advertising, communication, research, marketing, CSR, new product, business development, business operations, P&L, social media.
After spending a considerable amount of time in the corporate sector, Nita made the shift to the social sector in 2005.
With such an impressive body of work, it is no wonder that she was recognized as one of the Top 50 Marketing Women in India. She has further extended her abilities to angel investing and is amongst the Top 22 Women Angel Investors in India.
Nita Kapoor, Advisor in the Social Impact Space & Development Sector
Nita has worked for 30+ years in varying leadership roles in the Corporate & Development Sector. In her second innings ,Nita contributes as advisor marketing and social impact for Pro India (Waste Management ), Rivir (design your shoes ), Centre for Excellence for Clean Air (CERCA IIT – D) , teaches at govt. school. She is the Non Executive Director for Muskaan since 2008 , an NGO dedicated for persons with Intellectual Disability. She led the scale up of Hult Prize from 50 to 125 colleges in India , Hult Prize is a partnership between Hult International Business School and the United Nations . HP is globally the largest crowd sourcing platform for social entrepreneurship. She was formerly CEO at NewsCorp VCCircle, COO at Godfrey Phillips India Ltd and VP at DDB Mudra Communications Ltd. She has extensive work experience in advertising, communication, research, marketing, CSR, new product, business development, business operations, P & L , social media and has been involved in the social sector building brands and projects since 2005.Read More
She re engineered the prestigious Bravery Award . Nita is an alumnus of IIM A and Harvard Business School and speaks at key leadership forums and business schools across India on management topics, the importance of gender diversity and the role of women in building the economy of our country. Nita has been recognized in the Top 50 influential Marketing Women in India and is among Top 22 Women Angel Investors in India at Indian Angel’s Network. She is a core member of the UNGC Gender Equality Panel, active member with FICCI Women on Corporate Boards and a lifetime member of G100 Network in New York.