HI! I'm Tara.
HI! I'm Tara.

My Life Journey Reduced to 5 Seconds of Scrolling

Been a lot of incredible places, met a lot of fascinating people, and so grateful for all the memories I've been able to collect. I'm a lucky girl.

Founder & CEO

Rupa Health, San Francisco, CA

Feb 2018 - Present

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Founder & Product Consultant

VIVE Consulting, Product Consulting for Health Tech, Food Tech, and Health & Wellness Companies

San Francisco, CA

April 2015 - Present

Companies & Organizations Include: 


Product & PRODUCT Operations

Parsley Health, New York, NY & San Francisco, CA

Oct 2016 - Nov 2017 



Tiny Hero Foods, San Francisco, CA

NorQuin, San Francisco, CA

Jan 2017 - Oct 2017


Bare Bowls, Palo Alto, CA

Nov 2016 - May 2017




The Production Board, San Francisco, CA

April 2015 - Feb 2017

Other Work & Educational Experiences:


Media, Marketing, PR, Product

Down To Lunch App, San Francisco, CA

Jan 2016 - Sept 2016

Product Manager: Mobile Apps, Web, Connected Devices 

Anova Culinary, San Francisco, CA

Fall 2015 - Winter 2016


2nd Year Masters: Product Management, Design Thinking

Stanford University, M.S. Management Science & Engineering

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Brand & Marketing Intern

Juicero, San Francisco, CA

Fall 2014 - Winter 2015



Tara Lakshana Celebration Truffles

Summer 2013 - Fall 2014


Educator, Lead Visual Merchandiser & Community Relationship

Lululemon Athletica

Spring 2014 - Fall 2014


First Year Masters

Stanford University, M.S. Management Science & Engineering

Fall 2012 - Spring 2013



Operations & Sourcing Intern

Dagne Dover

Summer 2012

Senior Year: Double Concentrations, 1) Finance 2) Operations & Information Management

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Economics

Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 

Product Management / Business Development Intern

Hatch Labs Startup Incubator, InterActiveCorp, New York City

Summer 2011

Junior Year Spring

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Economics

Spring 2011

Exchange Student at #1 Business School in Asia

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

Junior Year, Fall 2010


Real Estate Finance & Marketing Intern

Herman Realty Group

Summer 2010

Sophomore Year

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Economics

Fall 2009 - Summer 2010


Studied Spanish at College in Hometown & Helped Out With Family Company

Texas Tech University

Summer 2009

Freshman Year

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Economics

Fall 2008 - Spring 2009


Valedictorian / Other Awards

Lubbock High School, Lubbock, TX

Fall 2005 - Spring 2008

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Here's what I do for fun. Or you can check out projects I've worked on or activities I did.