Deepti Sharma

Founder & CEO
FoodtoEat

Deepti Sharma is the CEO and Founder of FoodtoEat, a service
where companies can order team meals from the best local restaurants, food trucks and caterers.Her goal is to help companies feed employees great food and build stronger work cultures, while also helping local mom & pop food vendors use technology to build sustainable catering businesses. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30 alumnae and sits on NYC Food & Beverage Hospitality Council.

Deepti is extremely active in her community and serves as a board member for both The Business Center for New Americans and The Learning About Multimedia Project, non-profit organizations that work with immigrant business owners and children, respectively. Most recently, she cofounded the Mountaintop Program, an initiative that brings innovators and entrepreneurs into New York City schools to mentor and inspire K-12 students.

Ultimately, one of Deepti's core principles concerns "paying it forward," or passing on her knowledge to others. She fulfills this passion as part of Mayor De Blasio's WE NYC initiative, where she mentors advises other female entrepreneurs on starting their own businesses. Finally, she was also recently named as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, where she meets with other young business leaders to drive positive change in their community.

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