Vijay Ravindran

CEO, Founder of Floreo

The First Behavioral Therapy Metaverse

Live aus den USA

Abstract:

Floreo’s vision is a world that is open and accessible for every neurodiverse person. Our mission is to create the first behavioral therapy metaverse, a virtual world that is safe for learners, equipping them with skills and tools they can apply in their everyday lives. We have developed a VR platform that teaches social, behavioral, communication and life skills for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related diagnoses.

Biography:

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 Athanase Innovation AB.

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