Chitra Nawbatt

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Business Builder / Growth Leader / Media Contributor

Versatile multi-industry and multidisciplinary executive with track record as a business builder and innovator in dynamic competitive environments.

Chitra Nawbatt is the Global Head of Health Assurance and Innovation at General Catalyst, a leading global venture capital firm. She drives ecosystem business development and go-to-market access to orchestrate, structure and commercialize strategic partnerships for General Catalyst and its many portfolio companies in areas such as patient/consumer intelligence, data and AI, risk & fintech, workforce transformation, interoperable platform, etc. Chitra’s unique multi-industry and multidisciplinary expertise powers her role as a business builder across General Catalyst and its portfolio companies. Previously, Chitra was the Global Head of Market Solutions at Genpact, an artificial intelligence, digital transformation and analytic consulting firm. She was responsible for driving Fortune 1000 new customer acquisition, partnerships, innovation and operational improvement in industries such as technology, financial services, media, healthcare and consumer/retail.

Before her career as a growth strategist, Chitra was the New York based Anchor for Reuters International TV where her live broadcasts were seen by millions of households across the world. She conducted exclusive domain driven and in-depth interviews with global leaders such as the Citigroup CEO and the Governor of the Bank of England.Prior to media, Chitra spent more than a decade in financial services. Chitra was a C-level leader at Deutsche Bank where she delivered impact by inventing working capital analytics and efficiency software, which enabled CFOs and Treasurers of Fortune 1000 clients to optimize their cash conversion cycle. Her career started at EY in Advisory and Assurance. Chitra has her Certified Public Accountant designation, and is a graduate of Harvard Business School and University of Toronto.