Vijay Dixit is a management and business process design consultant who has worked in the IT, health insurance, and energy industries. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, he moved to the United States in 1974 to do graduate work in clean technologies and business management.
After losing their daughter Shreya to a distracted driver in 2007, Vijay and his wife Rekha established the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation to conduct awareness and education campaigns in the states of Minnesota and Connecticut. In addition to his advocacy work with the foundation, Vijay drew on his engineering background to pioneer the development of the world’s first Adaptive Massive Open Online Course (aMOOC) for combating distracted driving. Vijay and Rekha live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.