Our Team

Executive Management

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Prasanna VR
CEO / Trustee

Responsible for growing Sikshana's reach from 49 schools to now over 49K schools across the…more

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Lt Cdr N Sunil
COO

Joined Sikshana in Aug ’16. Prior to Sikshana, was in the Indian Navy for over 10 years. Ha…more

Board Members

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Prashanth Prakash
Chairperson & Trustee

Partner at Accel Partners, India a venture capital firm with offices in Bangalore, Palo Alt…more

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Balamuralikrishna A.
Founder Trustee

Chartered Accountant, with an extensive practice in India and abroad.

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Ravindra Krishnappa
Board Member

Ravi is passionate about all things educational. He is an entrepreneur and wants to create …more

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Venkatesh Reddy
Board Member and Head of Technology

Created Sikshana's Math Practice Program. Prior to Sikshana, was Founder and CEO of Signet …more

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Dr. Ashoka Gurudas
Board Member

Reputed physician with Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Bangalore Medical College and MBBS from…more

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Indira Sharma
Board Member

Previously at Ashoka, Housing for All Initiative, and at Brigade Group (Vice President, Mar…more

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Dr V.A. Shastry
Board Member

Currently co-founder and Director of RelQ. Previously on board of Infosys (responsible for …more

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Sudhakara B.R.
Board Member

Served Government of India in Indian Revenue Service. Some of the posts held: Director Gene…more

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Chalam Plachikkat
Board Member

Launched Sikshana's Government Partnership Model during his role of COO with Sikshana 2015-…more

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Mekin Maheshwari
Board Member

Mekin started Udhyam with a purpose of empowering youth in lower-income sectors with entrep…more

Advisors

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Smitha Venkatesh
Advisor - Technology & Products

Led the technology initiatives and other Sikshana products since 2012 for 7 years. Prior to…more

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Sudeepta Banerjee
Advisor - Programs & Partnerships

Managed Partnerships, Public Relations, Communications and Community Engagement Programs fo…more