Radha Basu

Jhumki Basu Foundation's Co-Founder and Director, Radha Basu, is widely recognized as a leading entrepreneur in technology companies and as a pioneer in the Indian software business.

Between 2007 and 2011 Radha led Anudip Foundation before taking on the CEO role of its sister company, iMerit, a high-growth global IT Services company with a  strong social commitment.

Concurrently Radha serves a Professor of Engineering at Santa Clara University where she oversees the Frugal Innovations Lab and teaches a course on “Engineering for the Developing World.”

Radha held the position of Chairman & CEO of Support.com from 1999 to 2006. During this time she led the company through initial and secondary public offerings and built it into a worldwide market leader in support automation software.

Prior to Support.com, Radha spent 20 years at Hewlett Packard with her most recent position being Senior General Manager of the Electronic Business Software Organization, which she grew to a global $1.5 billion business.

Radha has won numerous awards including Excelsior Leadership, Top25 Women of the Web, CEO of the Year 2000, Leader of the Millennium, and has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Upside Magazine and Economic Times. She has featured as a guest speaker at Wharton School, MIT Sloan School, Stanford Business School, and the Forbes Executive Summit.