Poonacha Machaiah

Breathe With Me

Poonacha Machaiah is a global leader among a new breed of social entrepreneurs, having chosen to apply his corporate expertise from 30 years as a business executive in multiple Fortune 100 companies and entrepreneurial initiatives to addressing societal and wellbeing challenges.

Poonacha is the CEO of The Chopra Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to improving health, social and planetary wellbeing. Co-founder and CEO of Seva.Love the metaverse platform for good along with world-renowned mind-body medicine pioneer and New York Times best-selling author Deepak Chopra, MD.

As a serial entrepreneur he has launched initiatives such as the Warrior Monk™️ brand targeted at creating a positive societal shift through the compassionate transformation of humankind. Wellbeing Tech, an innovative startup studio that focuses on developing technology solutions to democratize access to health and wellness. Co-founded CIRCA, a leading a leading anxiety management platform along with Srini Pillay, MD — Harvard-Trained psychiatrist and brain researcher.

He has also held senior management positions at Nortel, Iridium, Motorola and Sasken. He holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering.