"I don’t think you need to become a man to show you have power. I have been taken seriously as a leader and entrepreneur in a male-dominated industry while being unapologetically feminine.” – Devita Saraf
Devita Saraf is the Chairman and CEO of Vu Televisions, the largest Indian-owned TV brand in the world. She founded the company at the age of 24 and Vu Televisions is a leader in high-end televisions with a revenue of Rs.1000 Cr ($130 Million) having sold over 3 Million TVs till date.
According to her, women entrepreneurs bring an element of creativity and compassion to the world of business, differentiating them from generic companies. Devita also believes in building businesses that add value by being innovative, sustainable, high quality and consumer centric.
In 2020, Devita was the richest self-made woman in India under 40 according to the Hurun List. She is one of Fortune’s Top 50 Women in Business in India, along with being one of 8 most powerful changemakers of the business world according to India Today. She is a member of Mensa – the high IQ society and has been a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Devita is pursuing the OPM program at Harvard Business School, and has competed her Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She also studied Management of Technology at University of California – Berkeley and Game Theory and Strategic Thinking at the London School of Economics.
She lives in Mumbai, India.