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Ruma Bose

Chief Growth Officer

About Ruma Bose

Ruma is Chief Growth Officer at Clearco (formerly Clearbanc), a Canadian
unicorn and the world’s largest e-commerce investor where she has been a longtime advisor,
venture partner and investor. Previously, Ruma was Managing Partner at Humanitarian
Ventures, investing in high growth technology companies and leveraging their potential
for the humanitarian sector.

Ruma was a member of the Management Council at Chobani, where she combined several roles, including being President of Chobani Ventures and Chobani Foundation, supporting entrepreneurs and
organizations with a mission to make better food for more people. She also strategized
and was Founding President of Tent Foundation, Chobani’s founder’s personal
philanthropic foundation, which she established as one of the leading foundations in the
humanitarian sector. Previous to this, Ruma was President and co-CEO at Sprayology,
President at Vincent Longo, Director at Roseworth Capital, and Cofounder and VP Market Development at Finishline. Ruma started her career as an analyst at Scotiabank in their International Banking Group.

Ruma co-authored the international bestselling book, “Mother Teresa, CEO” which was
translated into eight languages. The book describes the management and leadership
principles of Mother Teresa, who Ruma worked with in Calcutta for eight months.

Ruma serves as an Independent Director at Iron Spark (Nasdaq: ISAA) and on the Governing Board of
Directors of Calvert Impact Capital, the Refugee Investment Network, and Global Dignity, an initiative of HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. She additionally sits on the advisory boards of Teralys Capital and Global Ventures.

She is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Global
Entrepreneurs’ Council at the United Nations Foundation, and was active in the World
Economic Forum as an advisor to its Humanitarian Investing Initiative and as a member
of its Expert Network.

In June 2017, Ruma cofounded and launched the Canadian Entrepreneurship Initiative
(CEI), to help improve the state of entrepreneurship in Canada. She authored their
flagship report Entrepreneurship: Canada’s Golden Opportunity.

Ruma is a frequent speaker and keynote at conferences around the world, including the
Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women’s Summit, World Humanitarian Summit, World
Economic Forum, Banff Forum and the United Nations. She has been featured in
publications including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, NY Times,
Financial Times, LA Times, Business Insider and Bloomberg.

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