Luda Kopeikina, Founder and Advisor to CEOs and Boards
Luda Kopeikina founded Noventra Corporation, previously Equanex Corporation, in 1999.
In 2010 Luda served a prestigious Visiting Scholar appointment at MIT Sloan School of Management to bring neuroscience knowledge into senior leadership practice.
uses the insights from this research and the methodology from her
book in her
work with senior business leaders, their teams and corporate boards.
spent six years at General Electric
in various vice presidential positions where she
had an opportunity to work with Jack Welch and observe his
methods in action.
Later she was President and CEO of Celerity Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded company.
leadership, the company executed a complete turnaround in two years and grew six-fold.
Executive Worth Survey ranked Ms. Kopeikina
within the top twenty CEOs of US high-tech public companies for her
performance and total return to shareholders.
is an entrepreneur who started two successful companies.
In 2008 she co-founded BioEnergy Planet Inc., a startup to convert agricultural waste into bio-oil and green products.
enjoys working with entrepreneurs and helping businesses prosper.
Luda is an active angel investor, as a member of Common Angels www.commonangels.com - a group of 75 leading private investors in New England, and Golden Seeds www.goldenseeds.com - a group investing in women.
She is an investor in seven high tech start-ups.
She serves on the Board of Directors of MIT Enterprise Forum enterpriseforum.mit.edu, a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship, as well as several companies.
is also a Lead Catalyst at the MIT Deshpande Center
for Technological Innovation web.mit.edu/deshpandecenter
Luda is a prominent business speaker and a published writer.
speaks on topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, executive business decision-making and leadership.
book The Right Decision Every Time: How to Reach Clarity on Tough Decisionswww.ludakopeikina.com was published by Prentice all.
American Management Association
created a popular management course based on its content.
Ms. Kopeikina holds a Master's Degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management as a Sloan Fellow.
She also holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from St. Petersburg University, Russia, and completed a Ph.D. thesis in Computer Science there.
She served three Visiting Scholar appointments at the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2003, 2004 and 2010.