Anu Maitra, President, Floreat

Anu Maitra, President, Floreat

President, Floreat

Dr. Anu Maitra received her Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and subsequently taught in the UC system and the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. She is a successful Silicon Valley business leader, and has served as the president and chief executive officer of Floreat, Inc. since 2000. She also has deep ties to UCSC: She taught economics here in the 1980s and has been a trustee on the UCSC Foundation Board since 2000, including a two-year term as president from 2005-07. Her accomplishments as a trustee of UCSC include helping secure three faculty endowed chairs, establishing and endowing the Sidhartha Maitra Memorial Lecture series that has brought stellar international speakers to campus, and helping shape the South Asia Studies Program.
In 2007, Anu joined former UC President Robert Dynes as part of a high-level delegation that traveled to India to strengthen UC research and educational collaborations, and she accompanied UCSC Chancellor Emerita MRC Greenwood to India in 1998, facilitating meetings with business and political leaders, including current Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.