Founding Team

Satya Narayanan R

The Chairman, CL Educate and Chairman Board of Governors IWS, is a renowned speaker in Indian academic circles. An alumnus of IIM, Bangalore and St Stephens, a visionary who has led CL's dramatic growth from a one-man startup to one of Asia's leading education corporate. He has trained thousands of students, teachers and corporate executives and is, the moving force behind several pioneering initiatives in the indian education market.

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Gautam Puri

One of the most respected names among students of Career Launcher, Gautam has been a favorite in the classroom in topics ranging from personality development to Vedic math. He is a chemical engineer and did his MBA from IIM, Bangalore. His goal at IWS is to completely redefine the way mathematics is taught at school.

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Sujit Bhattacharyya

An electrical engineer from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), Sujit completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore). He enjoyed successful stints at Tata Motors and Wipro and later headed operations of a US based software company in the Silicon Valley. Sujit returned to his passion - technology and education, and he has been the driving force behind Career Launcher's K-12 school business and technology and HR initiatives . Sujit currently is overall head of the IWS chain of Schools. Sujit regularly conducts development programs for school leaders and teachers, and is a popular speaker on parenting. He is also a programmer by night , when he spends time researching and developing E-learning technologies and building education management systems.

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Nikhil Mahajan

Nikhil is an electrical engineer from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), after which he earned his MBA from Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore). The quintessential operations-and-money manager, Nikhil has been instrumental in managing CL's profitable growth, the expanding franchise network and its 4 successful business acquisitions. Nikhil has ensured that CL is a trendsetter in the industry when it comes to corporate transparency, ethics and financial disclosure. With his unique insights into finance management from an education business perspective, Nikhil is a key resource in the IWS management.

R Shiva Kumar

An alumnus of IIT and IIM and has more than a decade of experience teaching mathematics and science for engineering and medical entrance examinations. Highly popular among students for his enthusiasm and tutoring approach, Thousands of students continue to owe their success in part to Shivku's personal touch. His ultimate goal in Indus World School is to make science easy and understandable at the primary school level. Shivku is Co founder CL Educate and Chairman IWS, Indore.

R Sreenivasan

An M Tech and holds an MBA from IIM. His mission involves facilitating children to use their right brain. He brings in confluence of theatre and art into all levels of school curriculum. Sreeni brings with him immense experience, not only in the area of education but also performing and fine arts, providing alongside an entrepreneurial dimension to the Indus World Schools.

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