Gita has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and has spent over 20 years in the high tech industry. She was a director at HP Research Labs and established HP Labs in India. In 2010, she and Madan co-founded “Fun with Media,” a digital arts studio for children.
She is a long-time resident of the Bay Area, and very invested in the community. She has served as president of the Los Altos Special Education PTA and mentors low-income students through the college application process.
She and her husband, Madan, have three children—two biological sons and an adopted daughter—and they have enjoyed (and survived) the wild and often tumultuous journey of their children growing up. Gita is passionate about the welfare of orphaned and adopted children.