Vidya Ravichandran – President
Vidya is the founder and president of GlowTouch Technologies as well as Diya Systems. Vidya is responsible for driving the company’s global expansion efforts and has helped the company penetrate new markets and expand its service portfolio. She oversees the company’s overall growth strategy out of the Louisville-based headquarters and works closely with the sales, marketing and production teams to ensure exceptional customer service remains a top organizational priority.
Vidya’s impactful leadership has resulted in GlowTouch’s recognition on the Inc. 500/5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies four consecutive years. Vidya was recently recognized by Business First as the “2012 Business Leader of the Year” and was also recognized by the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame as an “Emerging Entrepreneur” in 2011.
Vidya consistently champions local entrepreneurial initiatives in the community, particularly when they relate to Women Technology Entrepreneurs, whom she feels are a rare breed across the country.
Prior to founding GlowTouch and Diya Systems, Vidya was Director of Business Development at National Processing Company. Vidya graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a Masters in Science degree in Molecular Biology.