Meet the team

We are passionate about building technology to honor the human right to education.

Innovators for Education

We are educators, researchers, technologists, product designers, community-builders, and storytellers working together to solve the complex challenges of learning worldwide.
Prasad Ram, PhD
Prasad Ram, PhD
Founder & CEO

When I grow up, I want to be a teacher

Gerard Hanley, PhD
Gerard Hanley, PhD
VP Learning and Instruction

Give a gift and not a burden

Priti Agarwal
Priti Agarwal
Director of Partnerships and Operations

Action speaks

Wallis Alviar
Wallis Alviar
Director of Communications & Outreach

Storytelling and the visual arts

Srinivasan HP
Srinivasan HP
VP Product and Engineering

Books, long drives, music

Richard Adler
Richard Adler
Writer

Finding the words that make a difference

Hannah Bonville
Hannah Bonville
Senior Product Manager

Teacher, news junkie, and animal lover

Maria Fieth
Maria Fieth
Learning & Instruction Specialist

For the learner, equity innovator, connector

Marla Gunasegaram
Marla Gunasegaram
Learning & Instructional Specialist

Books, maker, organizer of information

Andrea Janov
Andrea Janov
Senior Manager of Research Operations

Writer, editor, and overorganizer

Jeff Kahn
Jeff Kahn
Learning & Instructional Specialist

A work in progress

Aveek Katiyar
Aveek Katiyar
Design Lead

Motorhead, athlete, and shutterbug

Sharath Krishnan
Sharath Krishnan
Director of Partner Solutions

Nature, solitude, alternatives

Rick Lumadue, PhD
Rick Lumadue, PhD
Learning & Instructional Specialist

Words, stories, movies, and people

Mukul Markande
Mukul Markande
Senior Data Architect

Silent crusader, technologist attempting to make pictures with data, loves The Matrix

Michelle Newstadt, PhD
Michelle Newstadt, PhD
Senior Director of Research & Innovation

Endless explorer, outdoor enthusiast, educator

Anil Kumar Tumbalam
Anil Kumar Tumbalam
Sr. Engineering Manager

Passionate about technology, quick Learner, dependable

Sachin Zope
Sachin Zope
Engineering Manager

Reader, loves to swell using technology

Renuka Gurumurthy
Renuka Gurumurthy
Senior Engineer

Curious learner, adaptable, pencil artist, loves books & adventure

Karthick Venkatraman
Karthick Venkatraman
DevOps Engineer

Blogger, optimist & technology enthusiast

Arun Kumar
Arun Kumar
Software Engineer

Always happy to learn new things, traveling & sleep

Ajaykumar Srinivasan
Ajaykumar Srinivasan
Software Engineer

An obsessive gamer, cynophilist and loves Marvel movies

Anju Antony T
Anju Antony T
Senior QA Engineer

Craft work, music

Prithiba Selvaraj
Prithiba Selvaraj
Software Engineer

Pencil portraitist, fashion enthusiast and hodophile

Velmurugan Ayyappan
Velmurugan Ayyappan
Software Engineer

Artist and optimist who loves Old Tamil literature

Gugankumar
Gugankumar
Senior Engineer

Tech Enthusiast, listener, engineering thoughts and GYMMING

Parthiban Erusappan
Parthiban Erusappan
Senior Engineer

Passionate to learn new things, explorer, sports lover

Jamuna Saminathan
Jamuna Saminathan
Software Engineer

A sociable person, loves reading novels and write short poems

Cyril Philip
Cyril Philip
Software Engineer

Watching tech videos, games, music.

Venkatesh Srihari
Venkatesh Srihari
Software Engineer

Eat sleep work game repeat

Vignesh Tharani
Vignesh Tharani
Software Engineer

Like to keep myself busy

Eniya Ravanan
Eniya Ravanan
Software Engineer

Happy to learn new things, long traveling, and loves music

Sheeban Singaram
Sheeban Singaram
Senior Development Manager

Game changer, diplomatic, and troubleshooter

Kiruthiga Purushothaman
Kiruthiga Purushothaman
Software Engineer

Music, reading books, cooking

GowriShankari Murugavel
GowriShankari Murugavel
Software Engineer

Beautician work, jewelry making, watching webseries

Subbarami Reddy G
Subbarami Reddy G
Software Engineer

Passionate to learn new things, travelling, and music

Bodo Heonen
Bodo Hoenen
Collective Intelligence and Ecosystem Development

Open social innovation

Deena Hauze
Deena Hauze
Academic Operations Manager

Curiosity, chemistry, and communications

Kirby Whittington
Kirby Whittington
Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Striving for change