Sharon Vinderine

Founder & CEO, Parent Tested Parent Approved

Sharon Vinderine is the founder of Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA), the leading consumer awards program in North America. Thousands of brands proudly display the PTPA seal of approval on packaging and marketing as a means of differentiation from their competition on store shelves.

Vinderine has been acknowledged by the media as an “industry leader and innovator”, and is the recipient of the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award & the Silver Stevie Awards for Female Entrepreneur of the Year. She has appeared on more than 150 television shows on networks that include ABC, NBC, Fox & MSNBC.

Before venturing into the world of baby products, Vinderine was the founder of the first wireless Internet company in Canada, MIPPS Net Online, which was ranked as one of “Canada’s Hottest Start Ups” by Profit magazine.