She has worked as a management consultant with firms from start-ups to large multinationals. Her work includes writing the first business plan for MyOwn.MD, (now Anvita Health), a real-time clinical decision support system and Google Health partner. Deepa is co-author of the book, Predictable Magic: Unleash The Power of Design Strategy To Transform Your Business (Wharton School Publishing) and writes for the Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review and other publications.
Deepa speaks at business schools and industry events on design strategy, with a special emphasis on emerging markets. She also works with several initiatives that support the work of her late father, CK Prahalad, such as the Prahalad Center for Emerging India in Chennai and the Prahalad Initiative at the University of Michigan. Deepa is a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.