Deepa is the Head of Marketing in India at Bessemer. She focuses on brand, marketing, social media, and communications for Bessemer in India. As part of her role, she also works closely with portfolio companies for their marketing strategies and brand communications.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Deepa was a consultant for silicon valley startups and small and mid-size enterprises focused on brand, social, marketing, and communication strategies. She previously spent nearly a decade at LinkedIn leading brand and communications for their India business, and consumer PR for Asia-Pacific. Deepa has held other executive marketing and communication positions at firms including Netsol - an IBM company, Compulink, and NextStep InfoTech.
Deepa earned her bachelor of commerce from Brihan Maharashra College of Commerce, an M.A. in computer management from Savitribai Phule Pune University, and an MBA from The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business. Outside of work, Deepa likes to spend time reading, traveling, eating out, and learning new things!