Chitra Akileswaran

Co-Founder & Advisor

Chitra Akileswaran, MD, MBA is the Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Cleo, a Silicon Valley digital health company that supports working parents with prenatal and postpartum care to grow their families and their careers, on their own terms. She holds a Lecturer appointment at Harvard Medical School and is an Attending Obstetrician/Gynecologist in the Alameda County Medical System in Oakland, California.

Chitra is passionate about how technology can be used to improve women’s access to health and wellness care, especially to improve gender equity in our relationships, in our communities, and in our careers. She lives in San Francisco but misses her home state of Oregon, and in her free time enjoys running, biking, and swimming.

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