Board of Directors and Advisory Board
The Hello, It's Me Board of Directors and Advisory Board offer invaluable guidance and insights that inform both our company's vision and the progressive solutions of our app. Our Board of Directors provides strategic oversight and leadership for our growth and development. Meanwhile, our clinical and policy experts on the Advisory Board help ensure our evidence-based content and coaching strategies effectively serve our users' needs. With deep experience across sectors, each contributes their own unique perspective on how we can continue to make a positive difference in people's lives.
We are thankful for the many talents of both groups that facilitate Hello, It's Me's mission of empowering personalized success for the IDD community. Their knowledge, passion and creativity motivate the work we do every day.
Anirudh Baheti - Chairman
Mr. Baheti brings over 25+ years of experience building and leading software companies focused on educational technologies. He co-founded Focus EduSolutions in 2009 to develop next-generation solutions empowering students and educators. As CEO, he has led the strategic growth and development of Focus EduSolution's personalized learning platforms. Mr. Baheti guides the overall vision.
Vikas Aurora - SVP Strategic Partnerships & Cofounder
Mr. Aurora is a prolific EdTech entrepreneur and serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Cofounder of Hello, It’s Me. Leveraging his 30+ years of expertise in commercializing breakthrough learning innovations globally, he was instrumental in the creation and launch of Hello, It's Me in late 2021. At Focus EduSolutions, he heads partnership development and drives business growth through building talented high-performing teams. His creativity and passion for empowering personalized success fuels the app’s mission. Vikas leads and executes the go-to-market strategy and leads the program and Product development for Hello, It’s Me.
Dr. Karyn Harvey
Dr. Harvey brings over 30 years of clinical and research experience focused on individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). Currently Chief Clinical Officer at REACH Services, she previously served as a Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Recognized as a national expert in IDD supports, Dr. Harvey advises on evidence-based content and effective coaching strategies for the Hello It’s Me app.
Dr. Carol Price-Guthrie
Dr. Price-Guthrie has over 35 years of experience in the IDD field across clinical, operational, and policy domains. She co-founded Direct Access Coordination, providing IDD case management, and helped launch UnitedHealthcare's EFCC program. Her expertise spans from curriculum development to person-centered planning. Dr. Price-Guthrie offers invaluable guidance on serving the IDD community’s needs through progressive solutions.