Vidya has a passion for coaching product leaders, product teams and entrepreneurs. She has over 18 years of experience specializing in business & technology strategy development and product design, development and management. Vidya is currently co-founder and principal at Product Rebels – a business dedicated to coaching customer-driven product managers and founders globally.
Vidya has held multiple executive roles at leading companies, including executive positions leading Innovation and Product Management at Mitchell International, Director of Customer Experience for TurboTax, Intuit. She also served as Director of Business Operations and Chief IT Architect for the software provider. Prior to Intuit, Vidya was a consultant with Deloitte Consulting specializing in technology/strategy consulting. A holder of 7 US patents for software technology, Vidya earned a B.S. in Physics from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and a Masters (magna cum laude) from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is also a certified Net Promoter Associate.
Vidya and her husband Chris love living in San Diego with their three very busy children, Jasmine, Alisha & Sam.