Ruma Bose is a serial entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and author.
Ruma is currently a Managing Director at Innovators Fund based in NYC. Prior to that, Ruma was President and co-CEO of Sprayology, an innovative wellness company selling vitamin and homeopathic oral sprays, where she successfully led the company through its first outside round of capital to accelerate the Company’s revenue growth. Prior to that she was President at Vincent Longo Cosmetics and she also successfully co-founded and grew Finish Line Floors, a national floor care company. Her investment experience includes being a partner at Zuci Capital and a senior director at Roseworth Capital. She is also a contributor for Forbes.
Ruma has received global media recognition for her achievements. She has been featured in The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Financial Chronicle, Investor’s Business Daily and Smart Company.She has delivered addresses to Head’s of States and Governments, and CEO’s and executive teams of multinational companies and at elite academic institutions. She has spoken at the United Nations and is a regular keynote speaker at entrepreneurial and philanthropy related conferences around the world.
Ruma is an active philanthropist and has raised awareness and significant capital for non-profit organizations. She is passionate about mentoring, teaching and providing resources and opportunities for young people and underserved communities around the world. She currently serves as a mentor for the US State Department’s Program to Propel Women’s Entrepreneurship in Pakistan. She also serves on the boards of Fonderie 47, a luxury jewelry company developed through the destruction of AK 47 guns in Africa, WEConnect International, a corporate led non- profit which facilitates inclusive, sustainable economic growth by empowering and connecting women business owners globally, Nexus Global Youth Summit, a global network of young wealth holders, social entrepreneurs and philanthropists committed to improving philanthropy and on the Fund Development Committee of the National Board of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Ruma co-authored the bestselling book, “Mother Teresa, CEO” which demonstrates the management and leadership principles of Mother Teresa which led her to create one of the world’s largest and most successful organizations. Ruma spent several months working with Mother Teresa and leverages the lessons learned into a set of guiding principles for successful leaders.