Lara Oerter is the President and Chief Executive Officer of KinderSystems, Inc. She has over 25 years of experience in technology, product development, operations, sales and finance. Prior to joining KinderSystems, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for Avenue Insights and Analytics, was Chief Operating Officer of PrecisionHawk, Inc. and served as Chief Financial Officer for TNTP. Lara spent 11 years at Blackboard Inc, playing a number of different leadership roles in sales, client management, product development, marketing and M&A. She earned her MBA from the Harvard Business School and her BA from Georgetown University. Lara is an expert at building SaaS businesses and is passionate about growing impact companies that improve children and families’ lives while developing positive, team-oriented cultures and creating meaningful value for clients, employees and investors.
“KinderSystems is made up of a bunch of people who are passionate about how technology can help our clients be more successful. We have the opportunity to play a role in helping the overall child care system better support kids and families – and that is really motivating to me. And getting to do this work with a group of talented, dedicated and fun colleagues makes every day interesting.”
Favorite part of the job?
“Every day I have the opportunity to learn from so many different folks who are experts in their field. I love meeting with customers and hearing about the goals they are trying to accomplish – and how our software can help them meet their goals. That is the most important piece to me.”