DEB Dutta is a Forbes featured Industry leader, with a global following in the Hi-Tech space. Deb has led global Product & Engineering teams for multiple Fortune 100 companies (Microsoft, Cisco, PayPal etc) and is an active Diversity advocate for Women in Tech. Deb launched Deesignplay as a lifestyle archive showcasing her love for Fashion, Home Decor / DIY, Technology, Travel, Wellness, Beauty & Lifestyle.
Deb is a Woman of Color South Asian Indian) and a powerful Diversity advocate. She has tireless worked and advocated for Women in Tech over the last decade, has mentored and volunteers with multiple Non-Profit organizations in the Bay Area. She is the Chapter Lead for Women in Product-Bay Area.
Deb has been featured in Forbes for her contribution to the Product Management & Non-profit space. She is an FORBES Official Council Member – an invite only community of industry experts
Deb is the Founder & CEO of CRIYA. Through Criya, Deb seeks to empower creatives businesses with the best tools, ceducation & a supportive community to help achieve financial freedom. Featured on Forbes, Best of Apartment Therapy 2020, The Kitchn, HGTV Magazine and more (fka RoomPlays).
Criya is backed by Y Combinator and top tier Venture Capitalists.
Deb was awarded the EB-1 (A) Green Card by the US Govt for her contributions in the Product Management space in the industry. This category of Green Card is reserved for individuals that the US Govt deems has demonstrated Extraordinary abilities and has generated significant value (through revenue and impact) in the related field.
Bharath Nagaraj, Deb’s husband is the man behind the gorgeous pictures and her biggest support crew. From traveling halfway across the world to Bali, Greece, London, Dominican Republic, Italy, NewZealand… to capture Deb’s Instagram-perfect experiences, to scrambling through shots, hyper-packed itineraries… to her everyday stories, videos, images as well as supporting all her affiliate partnerships, Deb’s husband is the pillar behind Deesignplay, and eventually encouraged her to launch Criya.
Deb & Bharath live in San Jose, California with their 3 gorgeous rescues – their dogs Allie & Bailey and cat Lily.
Life with these 4 has been the most beautiful experience, every single day!– Deb