Melanie Bowen is a global business executive with experience in venture
capital, business building, strategy consulting, and law. She is
currently working with an Indian partner to build a high quality,
sustainable, affordable school outside of New Delhi with an eye to
replication, while continuing select additional Board and Advisory work
in education and social business.
was a Senior Advisor for Lok Capital, focusing on new initiatives
including social performance management, education and healthcare.
Before moving to India in 2008, Melanie was the first General Manager of
the consumer health website RevolutionHealth.com, anchor property in
the Revolution Health Network, launched by America Online founder Steve
Case. Prior to this she was a senior executive at Discovery
Communications, launching their education business, and, before that,
leading a turn-around in a one of the company’s key finance departments.
Melanie’s previous experience spans Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and the
United States, including time as a management consultant with McKinsey
& Co, a diplomat based in the Caribbean, and a tax consultant with
PriceWaterhouse in Central Asia. Melanie holds a JD from Harvard Law
School and a BA from Dartmouth College.