We are parents, who, after a few years of painfully navigating the process of organizing our children’s activities decided it was time to do something about it – for ourselves and for all the parents who spend many precious hours on planning instead of their children.
We are also professionals with over 20 years of experience developing consumer & commercial products that have the skills to take a pipe dream and turn it into reality.
We partnered with parents and providers to re-imagine the entire process and we set a bold destination in mind – we want to become the one-stop-shop that every parent and kids activity provider thinks of first. We started with camps and are expanding into classes and school-time help.
What Camppedia is all about
We’re on a mission to make it effortless for parents to find unique, personalized, and enriching experiences for their children
Meet the Team
I have spent several years trying to find and plan enriching and meaningful summer camps for my two little girls in the Houston area. Hours of online searching, talking to friends, creating spreadsheets and texting with other parents to coordinate camps have convinced me there has to be a better way. With a PhD in Aerospace Engineering, I have spent over 10 years developing state of the art, highly engineered hardware systems. I understand requirements, technology, and what it takes to build a successful product. As a father and an engineer, I am obsessed with details and optimizing the platform to deliver unparalleled experiences for parents and value for camp providers.
Sruti in one sentence – always curious and an innovative strategist who believes in challenging the status quo. My career has spanned various industries: automotive technology, biofuels and edtech . My natural strengths lie in problem solving and bringing unconventional strategies to fruition. As a people’s person, building lasting relationships is key to getting things done. I joined the Camppedia team in early 2020 as their Chief Strategy Officer. A mom of two young kids, I have relied on a fragmented online search and word of mouth to find quality classes and camps. There is a need to consolidate and find a single solution. I believe that solution to be Camppedia. I have leveraged all my business development and strategy expertise to build the best marketplace for Camppedia.
As a working mother with two kids, I experienced first-hand the stress of planning for the summer. I am bringing over 15 years of experience in financial services, designing products and digital experiences to delight customers. I have effectively optimized marketing budgets in excess of $200M and managed large tech development teams and I am excited to use all this experience as an advisor to make Camppedia an amazing platform.
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Camppedia in the News
Innovation Map, May 27, 2020
Online camp and programming marketplace pivots amid pandemic to help Houston parents, by Natlie Harms
Houston Business Journal, July 10, 2019
Boston accelerator selects 26 startups for inaugural Houston program