Smitha Haneef

Harvard University

Smitha Haneef, serves as the Managing Director for Harvard University Dining Services at Harvard University. At Harvard, Smitha oversees hospitality and dining for Harvard College’s residential living and learning experience, as well as for numerous Harvard professional schools, plus campus catering. Harvard University Dining Services delivers hospitality and dining services through more than 30 different campus operations serving 5 million meals annually.

Prior to joining Harvard, Smitha served as Assistant Vice President for University Services at Princeton University. Smitha has extensive experience leading professional services firms and was on the founding team of LifeWorks Restaurant Group of Aramark, with operations at multiple Fortune 500 companies.

Smitha holds a Master of Science from University of Southern California, Bachelors in Commerce from Osmania University, and diploma from India's National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. As a lifelong learner Smitha has furthered her professional education at Harvard University and is alumnus of Harvard Business School.


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