Anu Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to make a positive impact in the world. She is passionate about health and wellness and empowering girls and women.
Anu is the Founder of the Anu and Naveen Jain Women Safety XPrize and President of the Anu Jain Family Foundation. She is also the Co-Founder of InfoSpace and Lavish Life.
She is Vice President of Community Relations at Viome, a company focused on disrupting healthcare with the goal of making chronic illness elective .
Anu recently launched a $1 million XPrize competition to incentivize innovators to design a technology-based solution that sets a new safety standard for women. The winning technology solution will autonomously and inconspicuously trigger an emergency alert while transmitting information to a network of community responders, all within 90 seconds and for less than US $40 per device. 85 teams globally have registered to compete.
Anu is on the UC San Diego Health board of Advisors and their Science, Technology and Global initiatives committee. She is also a trustee of the board at the X-Prize Foundation, an organization focused on using exponential technology to solve the grand challenges of humanity. She is also a founding member of the investing circle and advisory council member of the UN Foundation Girl Up Campaign that specifically focuses on empowering adolescent girls in the US and around the world and also focuses on STEM programs. Additionally, Anu is a board member of Bellevue LifeSpring, a local Bellevue organization focused on helping children to foster stability and self-sufficiency and is a member of Women Moving Millions.
Anu holds a BA in business administration and economics from SUNY, Stony Brook, NY, and an MBA from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She grew up in Jerusalem and many different countries as a UN child. Some of her favorite hobbies are arts and music and she loves nature and the outdoors. Anu and her husband have three children who are all entrepreneurs and actively involved in positively impacting the world.