The board of directors of the New Enterprise Forum is pleased to announce that Sarika Gupta was unanimously elected to its board of directors for a two year term at the March directors' meeting.
Sarika is the Associate Director of the University of Michigan Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies (ZLI). In this role, she leads the development and execution of ZLI's student-oriented programs. She also coaches and mentors U-M student teams. Prior to joining ZLI, Sarika was the President & CEO of Dance Telephone, a group party game; the COO of V-teractive, an online gaming start-up; and a Senior Quantitative Research Associate at Cambridge Associates, an investment management firm. Sarika holds a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan College of Engineering and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Bill McPherson, President of the Forum said “We look forward to working with Sarika and her participation in our efforts. We value the Zell Lurie Institute's relationship with our organization and are confident that Sarika’s involvement will provide us with additional opportunities to assist new business development in Michigan.”