Founder and President, ParentSquare
Anu Vaid is the founder of ParentSquare, an interactive online system designed to help schools and parents partner to become active participants in children's learning. With thriving school-home partnerships, ParentSquare aims to create conditions that are right for growing successful, creative kids.
Anu came into education technology from a computer engineering background. She is passionate about using technology to help make a difference in the everyday lives of people. Anu received the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award in 2015 as a leading woman in the Science / Technology field.
Prior to starting ParentSquare, Anu spent 15 years successfully leading engineering, design, and product teams in building innovative software. Anu has the unique ability to deep-dive technically, as well as conceptualize ideas and understand product requirements talking to users. She moved to the US in 2001 after working at a software conglomerate in India, for which she traveled to the US and Japan for several projects.