Jagruti Bhikha

HFA ROLES

  • HFA Global Board of Directors
  • HFA West Coast Regional Director

BUSINESS TITLE/FIRM

  • Founder & CEO, RiseTogether.VC

Jagruti Bhikha has been in the technology sector for more than two decades working in different companies from Fortune 500 companies, to Venture firms, startups, and non-profits in the technology space in Silicon Valley. She has experienced and witnessed first-hand both the lack of diversity and the benefits that a diverse and inclusive organizational eco-system provides to its people. Her corporate experience has led her to work with executives around the world to build diverse and inclusive cultures that foster authenticity and fuel innovation.

Since 2013, Ms. Bhikha has been deeply integrated in technology companies and early-stage ventures, which has led her to this path where she can harness lessons she has learned to maximize her broad set of skills that will bridge the significant gap for underrepresented communities in organizations.

Ms. Bhikha has a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from NYU-POLY. She is an Angel Investor in 50+ deals and passionate about advancing women in technology, entrepreneurship and venture.