Vijay Ravindran

Vijay Ravindran

Founder and CEO at Floreo, leveraging virtual reality to deliver therapy to kids for conditions such as autism and ADHD. Former Chief Digital Officer at The Washington Post Co and early Amazon engineer (1998-2005).

Washington DC
Accredited investor
Member since February 23, 2021
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1996 University of Virginia , BS , Systems Engineering

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Vijay Ravindran is an accomplished entrepreneur and technology executive with experience in online retail at Amazon and the news media industry for The Washington Post Company. Ravindran is the founder and CEO of Floreo, a venture-backed start-up developing virtual reality learning for people with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD and anxiety.


Ravindran's career spans digital commerce and news media. He joined Amazon in 1998 when the company sold books and music. He later served as director of the ordering department at Amazon and led the team that launched Amazon Prime. As Chief Digital Officer for The Washington Post Company, he founded WaPo Labs and oversaw the development of over a dozen products in digital news and launched Washington Post Social Reader and Trove, a personalized news web application.


He is an engineering graduate of the University of Virginia and serves on the Board of The Lenfest Institute for Journalism and the Alliance for Excellent Education.