Vijay Ravindran is an entrepreneur and technology executive with experience in online retail at Amazon and the news media industry for the Washington Post Company. He is currently cofounder and chief executive officer of Floreo, a venture-backed start-up developing virtual reality therapy for children with social and communication delays.
Mr. 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 more than a dozen products in digital news and launched Washington Post Social Reader and Trove, a personalized news web application.
Mr. Ravindran is an engineering graduate of the University of Virginia and also serves on the boards of the McClatchy Company and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism.