Kannan Srikanth, Chief Education Officer and Founder, Ed Gurukul Enterprises

Kannan Srikanth is the Founder and Chief Education Officer of Ed Gurukul Enterprises. He is responsible for all the academic standards, curriculum and establishing accredition with other national level institutes. While holding a full time job earlier, he was a volunteer teacher for neighborhood children by conducting free classes, workshops and camps and was making sure that the holidays are well spent by the students. Sheer passion in the field of education made him to start Ed Gurukul Enrichment Academy and other associated educational activities for school aged children K through 12.

Prior to starting Ed Gurukul, he served at different companies in the capacity of CTO, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Architect. He started his career as a mechanical engineer overseaing process planning and design which motivated him to implement computer based tools. Setting up processes, process flow and establishing standards have always been in his mind whereever he worked and as a result, currently he is establishing educational and teaching standards and implementing them.

Some of his accomplishments are: he holds a patent for “Interactive Wagering Technology Processes”, which was obtained through ODS Technologies. (Now TV Games). He obtained the Chairman’s Award in MPSI Systems, Inc., a rare honor, for outstanding performance in new product development efforts; and wrote several papers and articles that were featured in various industry publications. He also served as President of HTGT, a cultural non-profit organization in Tulsa. He currently is a co-founder of SAPTAMI Foundation (www.saptami.org) a non-profit venture to promote art and culture, math coach and co-founder of Tournametrix Corporation, (www.tournametrix.com). He volunteers for several initiatives helping children in the field of education, music and more. He is passionate about the mission statement of Ed Gurukul and strives to live by that every day. He also advices teachers to follow the same.

He has a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.  He also has a Masters of Science with emphasis on Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas and a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from India.

Mr. Srikanth lives in Plano, TX with his wife and two sons. He can be reached at ksrikanth@edgurukul.com