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Devita Saraf is the Chairman and CEO of Vu Televisions.


Devita holds the distinction of being the first Indian woman to own and build a Rs. 1000 Cr luxury tech brand and has consistently carved out her place in the male-dominated world of technology business. Under her leadership, Vu Televisions has risen to meteoric heights, becoming a leader in high end televisions and displays with revenue of $130 million having 300 employees and 11 offices. Vu Televisions also has the distinction of being the highest-selling brand of televisions online in India, and the company has registered 30% yearly growth with an installed base of over 20 lakh Vu TVs.

While her education at the Harvard Business School, University of Southern California, London School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley helped her develop the business acumen required to grow Vu, learning the innovative techniques of MIT Media Lab, Ideo and Intel’s Innovation Lab gave her the foundation to create Vu’s exceptional products.

As one of India’s leading young entrepreneurs, she strongly believes in gender equality in the world of business and has spoken on the subject at international and national forums. The recipient of various prestigious awards like the Mercedes-Benz Masterpiece of Intelligence – Entrepreneurship, Indian Affairs - Businesswoman of the Year, Indo-American - Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Zee Astitva - Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Devita is lauded for becoming a role model for young Indian women who aspire to break the glass ceiling in the business world.

 

WORK

Vu Technologies - Chairman and CEO

EDUCATION

Harvard Business School - Owner-President Management Program

University of Southern California, Los Angeles - B.S (Business)

University of California, Berkeley - Management of Technology

London School of Economics - Game Theory and Strategic Thinking

H.R. College of Commerce and Economics

Queen Mary School 

AWARDS

Mercedes-Benz Masterpiece of Intelligence - Entrepreneurship

Indian Affairs - Businesswoman of the Year

Indo-American Society - Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

Zee Astitva Awards - Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

HR College - Distinguished Alumni Award

SPEAKER

Wharton-India Economic Forum – Philadelphia, PA, USA

TiECalifornia – Los Angeles, California

Tomorrow’s India Summit – Seoul, Korea

Istanbul Talks: Entrepreneurship Summit – Istanbul, Turkey

VAT Open Day - Dubai, UAE

Fortune Next 500 Summit - Mumbai, India

TEDxGateway - Mumbai, India

Global Entrepreneurship Summit - Hyderabad, India

ORGANIZATIONS

Wall Street Journal - Op-Ed Columnist

Young Bombay Forum, BCCI - Founder Chairperson

University of Southern California – Advisory Board

Mensa, the high-IQ society – Member

FICCI - Executive Committee member

Entrepreneurs Organization – Member

BRAND ASSOCIATIONS

Jaipur Gems – Brand Campaign

Jade Couture – Brand Campaign

Zoya Jewels – Guest of Honour

Neeta Lulla – Fashion Show

Shaina NC – Fashion Show

Burberry – Private Event

Christian Dior – Private Event