Smita Goel Bagla

President of TiE Socal & CEO of Aligned Strategies, LLC.

Smita Goel  Bagla is the current  President of TiE SoCal and is the CEO of Aligned Strategies (Alignstra). She  is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, executive advisor and a passionate mentor for startups.  Alignstra is her new venture and is a niche provider of AI/ML and Gamification Strategy and Product Advisory to Fortune 500 companies.  Her earlier successful exits include a world-wide Enterprise Software company in the medical field, and a Gamification for Innovation product company. She is an active board member of a couple of Tech Startups  and non-profit organizations serving the community.

She her education from IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee and UCLA.  She received of the Best South Asian Women Entrepreneur Los Angeles award in 2013. Her passion for women empowerment led her to cofound Women Leaders  Network (WIN) in 2015.

Her Favorite Quote is ‘You can achieve anything you want, if you approach it with Passion, Perseverance, positive thoughts and persistent actions.