Ms. Anu Acharya is the CEO of Mapmygenome India, a genomics company whose vision is “Better health using technology”. She is a Co-Founder of Ocimum Biosolutions, which she led as the CEO (2000-March 2013). She is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and University of Illinois where she has two Post Graduate degrees in Physics and MIS.
Awards and honors include member of Young Leaders Forum (British High Commission, 2013), Young Global Leader (World Economic Forum (WEF) 2011), Entrepreneur of the Year (Biospectrum, 2008), Astia Life Science Innovators Award (2008), and 25 Tech Titans under 35 (Red Herring, 2006).
Current Board positions include Global Agenda Council on Genetics for WEF (Vice Chair), NIBMG (Governing Board Member), ABLE (Board Member), Action for India (Advisory Board Member), IvyCap Ventures (Board of Mentors) and KIIT (Advisory Board Member). Past Board positions include Hyderabad chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization (Past President) and CSIR (Governing Board Member).