Betsy S. Atkins is an American entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Ascend Communications, Inc., UltraShape, Inc. and Baja Corp. LLC and who has been the head of 9 different companies. Ms. Atkins holds the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Baja Corp. LLC and Special Limited Partner at Avansis Ventures LLC. Ms. Atkins is also Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Member of National Association of Corporate Directors (Virginia), Advisor at DPCM Capital, Inc. and Senior Operating Advisor at Queenĺs Gambit Growth Capital II and on the board of 20 other companies.
She previously was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of NCI, Inc., Chairman for AnyPresence, Inc., Chairman of Vantrix Corp., Chairman of GlobalLogic, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Baja Ventures, Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Baja LLC, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Clear Standards, Inc., Chairman of Upskill, Inc., Director, EVP-Sales, Marketing & Operations at Ascend Communications, Inc., Advisor at Queen's Gambit Growth Capital and Director at UltraShape, Inc.
Ms. Atkins received an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and an undergraduate degree from Trinity College (Oxford).