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 is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Baja Corp. LLC and Special Limited Partner at Avansis Ventures LLC.
She is also Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Member of National Association of Corporate Directors (Virginia), Advisor at DPCM Capital, Inc., Advisor at Queen's Gambit Growth Capital and Senior Operating Advisor at Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital II and on the board of 17 other companies.
In her past career Ms. Atkins held the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at NCI, Inc., Chairman for AnyPresence, Inc., Chairman of Vantrix Corp., Chief Executive Officer for Baja Ventures, Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Baja LLC, Chairman of GlobalLogic, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Clear Standards, Inc., Chairman for Upskill, Inc., Director, EVP-Sales, Marketing & Operations at Ascend Communications, Inc. and Director at UltraShape, Inc.
Betsy S. Atkins received an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and an undergraduate degree from Trinity College (Oxford).