Hitha Palepu is an entrepreneur and a writer with extensive global experience in the life sciences, travel, and technology fields. She is the founder of Hitha On The Go, a lifestyle website founded in 2009 focused on helping women live their best lives.
Hitha currently serves as the cofounder and chief operating officer of Bridge2Act, a start-up technology company enabling charitable giving in a rapid, easy, and more informed manner. The company launched NO.GIFTS, a platform for people to “gift” their special days to amazing causes. Prior to founding Bridge2Act, Hitha served as vice president, Business Development, for SciDose, a research-focused pharmaceutical company specializing in developing enhanced formulations for existing oncology and hospital injectable products. She was responsible for worldwide licensing of the SciDose portfolio and closed numerous deals totaling over $300 million in several diverse geographic areas.
Hitha graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in biochemistry and history. She lives in New York with her husband and son.