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Nikita T. Mitchell is the creator of Above the Bottom Line, a newsletter dedicated to keeping you informed of how the world’s most influential companies are taking a stance on social and environmental issues. Cited as Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Executive & Emerging Leaders, Nikita is an infinitely curious business strategist and keynote speaker.  

She is a senior manager at Cisco where she leads strategy and planning initiatives for the company’s $20B Americas Sales organization. Nikita received her M.B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business. She was name a Top 50 MBA by Poets & Quants, a recipient of Forte Foundation Edie Hunt Inspiration Award, and the Berkeley-Haas MBA Association’s first Black female president. A fierce advocate for women’s rights, Nikita serves on the Watermark Board of Directors.

In her free time you can find Nikita catching up on her never ending reading list or training for a half-marathon. Keep up with her journey at

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