Let's Play Gala 2017
Vijay Ravindran & Dr. Vibha Sazawal
Husband and wife co-founders, Vijay Ravindran and Vibha Sazawal lead a virtual reality startup, Floreo, which is developing autism therapy in Virtual Reality.
Vijay, Floreo's CEO, is an Amazon veteran with extensive experience leading startups from creative ideas to successful operations. He was senior vice president and chief digital officer at Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company. At Amazon, he was a software engineer and held a variety of engineering and management roles, including leadership of the Ordering group and overseeing the launch of Amazon Prime.
Vibha Sazawal, PhD is Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Floreo. She was an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Maryland. She resigned her position in order to care full-time for her child, who was born prematurely and eventually diagnosed with autism. Dr. Sazawal’s child has made tremendous progress, and she now devotes her time to Floreo, both as an academic-style researcher and as a voice for autism parents.
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