Krishna Handa is a graduate in Bio-technology and Bio-chemistry, Law, and an MBA from Suffolk University, Boston, USA. She is a serial ideator and entrepreneur, and a mother. She is also the wife of Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Claris Group.
In 2005, she founded Dorizoe Lifesciences Limited, an Ahmedabad, India-based global Contract Research and Development Organization. As Dorizoe achieved scale and profitability, she handed it over to a professional team to manage and went on to start 'ello', a kids apparel and lifestyle products company but then had to shift her focus onto her daughter, Vanshika, when she was born. Post motherhood, she started Claris Capital - a venture capital and angel investing arm of Claris Group. She drives the Group’s CSR activities through Brihati Foundation.
Krishna likes to focus on future ideas and sustainability as her topics of interest and excellence. She has to her credit, partnering with Gujarat University to do one of Gujarat’s first start-up conferences for university students. She is also actively involved in restoring the old city of Ahmedabad.
As Arjun’s wife, she is his pillar and helps take key strategic decisions in his life. She also likes reading books on the future, while focusing on fitness and travel.