Priyanka Raha

@ PopSmartKids

Priyanka is a technologist and an entrepreneur. After a successful fifteen year career in the tech industry and noticing the amount of exposure her two young boys were getting to their tech devices she took her passion for the human factor in technology to launch her startup, PopSmartKids. With PopSmartKids, she is driving the Mentoring-Over-Monitoring revolution and is committed to promoting digital citizenship and responsible online behavior. Her company is launching a collaborative storytelling app, PopSmartWrite, an interactive learning tool for children to create stories through art and writing. She also manages the speaker team of the TEDxSeattle youth program as she is passionate about innovative ideas for a better future. Priyanka holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunication) and an MBA in Strategy and Systems from Purdue University. She started her career as a Software Developer and right before launching her company she worked as a Technical Program Manager for a mid-size startup. She has worked and lived in nine cities across India, US and Europe, before settling in Seattle, which she calls home now. A core member of various female founder organizations, she is a zealous supporter of women leaders.