Rita Devassy, the founder and CEO of Deva Seed, brings eighteen years of technological leadership (operations, engineering, program management) experience in the competitive, challenging, and dynamic field of telecommunications. In addition to that, with over a decade of meditative practice, Rita now helps business leaders create space for awareness that sharpens their leadership of both people and organizations.
Rita has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Indiana University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Science from Purdue University and a certificate in Authentic Leadership from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado; she is on the faculty for The Foundations program at the Authentic Leadership Center.
Rita is best known in her field for helping C-suite executives incorporate mindfulness into how they live and lead. You may recognize Rita as a speaker from the 2018 CO IT Symposium, 2017 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers National (SASE) Conference, 2017 Colorado Technology Association (CTA) Women in Tech Conference or 2016 Denver Startup Week Panel “Coaching for the Big Leagues”
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS