Sushmita Vij

Director of Development, Leadership Circle & Community

Sushmita Vij

“Sush” Vij has been an active PAUSD volunteer, serving as the VP of Fundraising at Addison and leading other volunteer activities such as the Book Fair, managing sponsorships, and classroom support. Prior to joining Addison, Sush chaired and played significant roles at the auctions in her children’s schools including Synapse School and Bing Nursery School.

A versatile leader with a history of producing double-digit revenue growth by leveraging analytics as the basis for strategic planning, Sush was Product Director at Microsoft for over six years. She recruited and developed top-performing teams at Microsoft and Deloitte before that. She is a thought leader, author, and influencer in field of Internet-based video services, mobile products, and information technology.

In 2012, Sush elected to take a 6-year hiatus to focus on family. During this time, Sush owned and sold a successful restaurant, Junnoon on University Avenue, and served in leadership roles for 2 international non-profits, Hand in Hand Parenting and Rising International.