Sucheta Kapuria has been a lawyer and a successful entrepreneur and Indian-American community leader for the past 40 years in Silicon Valley. She started and ran four successful hardware and software companies, has won numerous professional awards and was profiled among successful Indian entrepreneurs in Fortune Magazine in 1993. She was a founding charter member of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE) organization in 1992. She was the three-term President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Northern California.
Sucheta has been heavily involved in community service and charitable organizations in the US. Sucheta helped found the first San Francisco Bay Area Hindu Temple in Fremont, CA and was its Chairman for six years. She was also involved in the creation of the South Asian Studies Chair at the University of California, Berkeley in 1994 and founded Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation USA, a charity promoting literacy in remote and tribal villages of India. She has been on the Board of several for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is also currently in the President’s Circle of the University of Ottawa in Canada. Since 2014, Sucheta has been a trustee of the Dharma Civilization Foundation. She has three Masters degrees, a Law degree, and an MBA from Stanford University.