A born entrepreneur, BeyondCurious CEO Nikki Barua is driven by her purpose of empowering people and inspiring them to create extraordinary impact. She guides BeyondCurious – an innovation agency – on the quest for helping brands gain marketplace momentum through high-impact digital products and services. BeyondCurious has grown exponentially since inception, has an enviable track record of success with major brands, and won numerous industry awards for its breakthrough products.
Nikki brings over 15 years of experience in the digital space, managing highly profitable businesses achieving significant year over year growth. Prior to BeyondCurious, Nikki held leadership roles at organizations such as SapientNitro, Cap Gemini and Compuware. A curious, creative thinker with degrees in the arts, science and business, Nikki is committed to ensuring the commercial success of new ideas. Her capacity to see both long-term and immediate goals, while ignoring traditional boundaries, has translated into an enormously successful track record with top brands including Toyota, Lexus, Disney, Caesars, Yahoo, Nike and GoPro.
A vibrant, charismatic leader, Nikki is actively involved in promoting entrepreneurship, empowerment and innovation. Believing that greatness comes from passion and persistence, she has a gift for discovering what motivates people, unlocking their potential and encouraging them to solve humanities greatest challenges.