Nishita is Deloitte Consulting LLP’s chief innovation officer, serving on its executive committee leading its New Business Innovation efforts. In this role she drives the firm’s innovation agenda by working with cutting-edge technologies, engaging the startup community and driving the transformation of next generation technologies into practical solutions for Deloitte’s clients. She oversees the practice’s investments in new business creation with a particular emphasis on the areas of artificial intelligence, cloud, and cyber security.
Previously, Nishita served as Deloitte’s federal technology leader, responsible for providing advisory, implementation, and operations services to every cabinet-level agency in the US government. In that role she led more than 3,000 practitioners as they assisted federal agencies in transforming into more efficient, effective organizations. Nishita regularly advised CIO’s and technology leaders within the US federal government on topics of modernization and innovation, digitizing government, cloud strategy, and customer experience.
Nishita holds an MBA from Darden, University of Virginia, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two daughters who keep her busy with dance, dance, and more dance!