Kavita Singh

Kavita Singh is founder and CEO of FutureWorks Consulting, a college admissions and career counselling firm based in New Delhi. She brings close to 15 years of marketing strategy consulting, brand management and sales experience in the consumer packaged goods and media industries to FutureWorks Consulting. Using her previous expertise, she identified similarities between traditional marketing and admissions strategy and developed a highly effective approach to successfully marketing her clients — currently more than 6,000 students — to leading universities abroad.

Throughout her career, Singh has focused on identifying, developing, implementing and selling new opportunities in new markets or segments or within current businesses. She has worked in the United States and India for companies including Mars, Colgate-Palmolive and WebMD Health, where she was executive director of strategic partnerships and sales. In this position Singh was instrumental in redefining strategy for wellness, growing the business line 400 percent and launching several innovative new products.

Singh is passionate about women’s issues and education and speaks frequently about these issues and writes about them for publications such as Vogue and Hindustan Times. The mission of her latest venture is to re-invent the digital learning experience in India and to democratize access to learning.

Singh earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honors society. She holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Oxford, where she studied politics, philosophy and economics.