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Meghna Rao is the director of Gulf Packaging Industry, a leading manufacturer of various food packaging solutions in the Middle East. Prior to this role, Meghna served as the country managing director for India at the Acumen Fund, a leading venture fund investing in companies that deliver affordable, critical goods and services for social impact. Previously, she was responsible for the turnaround of a packaging manufacturing company in India and spent several years at Microsoft's headquarters in the US and India. At Microsoft, she was responsible for global business planning to launch a new software product and to drive adoption of Microsoft offerings among small businesses in India. Meghna herself is a technology entrepreneur and co-founded a successful IT solutions company. She worked in the mergers and acquisitions investment banking department at Goldman Sachs in New York and was a venture capitalist at J.H. Whitney in Connecticut. Meghna has a strong mix of hands-on operating and investing experiences with a passion for entrepreneurship. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and undergraduate degree from The Wharton School. She is a Fellow of the third class of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.