Consultant, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist, and Author
Ruma Bose is a serial entrepreneur, investor, author and philanthropist.
Ruma has founded and/or been part of the management teams of several early stage businesses including President and co-CEO of Sprayology, an innovative wellness company selling vitamin and homeopathic oral sprays, President at Vincent Longo Cosmetics and co-founder at Finish Line Floors, a national floor care company. Her investment experience includes being Managing Director at Innovators Fund and Senior Director at Roseworth Capital, where her focus was on building the retail/consumer portfolio.
Ruma co-authored the international 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.
Ruma has received global media recognition for her achievements including features in Fast Company, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg 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 on the Global Entrepreneur’s Council at the United Nations Foundation, the advisory 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.