Anu Acharya is the CEO of Mapmygenome, which is India’s pioneering personal genomics company with a vision to touch 100 million lives. From 2000 until April 2013, Ms. Anu Acharya was the CEO and Co-Founder of Ocimum Biosolutions. Awards and honours include the 2017 IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award; the 2015 Jio Economic Times Startup Awards – Women Ahead; the Young Leaders Forum of British High Commission (2013); the Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum Class of 2011; the Biospectrum Entrepreneur of the Year and Astia Life Science Innovators Award for 2008; and the Red Herring 25 Tech Titans under 35 in 2006. She serves on governing boards of NIBMG & IIIT Hyderabad, and on the advisory board at Flag A Spot, Action for India & KIIT. She is also a member of CII National Committee on Biotechnology.