Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) has recently announced the appointment of Prashant Mishra to its Board of Trustees. With an extensive background in entrepreneurship and technology innovation, coupled with a personal connection to the Lake Washington Schools District, Prashant brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to the board.
A Tech-Savvy Innovator
Prashant Mishra is a serial entrepreneur and tech-savvy innovator with a remarkable professional history. His impressive journey includes serving as a board member for #Opensource, holding the position of Vice President at Wells Fargo, and serving as an Executive Vice President at Persistent Systems. During his career, he also served as a Development Manager at Microsoft. Notably, Mr. Mishra has successfully founded and led two companies that were later acquired by Persistent Systems and HP, demonstrating his entrepreneurial prowess. Presently, he serves as the CEO and Founder of Click2Cloud Inc., showcasing his ongoing commitment to driving innovation in the tech industry.
A Commitment to Community and Technology
Mr. Mishra is deeply committed to his community and the tech industry, as evidenced by his active participation on the boards of tech industry nonprofits like TIE Seattle and Linux Foundation. Notably, within the Linux Foundation, he played a significant role in initiatives like SODA and Centaurus. His passion lies in creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem for the local community while advancing research and innovation in the fields of Healthcare and Agriculture.
A Personal Connection
Adding a personal touch to his appointment, Mr. Mishra shared, “My daughters have attended Ben Rush Elementary in the Lake Washington School District, making this appointment especially meaningful to me. It’s a privilege to contribute to an organization that has a direct impact on the educational experience of our children.”
Motivation and Goals
When asked about his motivation to join the LWSF board and his goals, Mr. Mishra stated, “In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, I realized that our children faced unprecedented challenges, particularly in the realm of mental health. Additionally, recent times have seen even Ivy League graduates struggle to launch their career. These issues became deeply personal to me, and I believe in the mission and vision of LWSF to address them. I am excited to work with the foundation to make a positive impact on the future of our youth.”
A Vision for the Future
In his role as trustee, Prashant Mishra is committed to leading the change for our children’s mental well-being and ensuring they are well-prepared for the challenges of the future.
With his extensive background and dedication to the community, Mr. Mishra is poised to make a positive impact on the future of our youth, particularly in these challenging times. His commitment to mental health and innovation aligns perfectly with the foundation’s mission, and we look forward to the positive changes he will bring to the organization.