Narayan is a successful and proven serial entrepreneur with a career spanning many industries across three continents. His rich and diverse experiences ranging from Aerospace engineering to Consumer Product Marketing to Financial Engineering on Wall Street have shaped his unending curiosity for the world around him. He is a passionate advocate for independent thinking and believes that when it is encouraged, always leads to the most creative solutions. He was a self-taught programmer at age 12 and strongly believes that learning to code is one of the best skills children can acquire at an early age.
Narayan, as he is usually called, has worked as an Investment Banker on Wall Street designing complex financial products for clients, again something he believes he was successful at because of his Math and Problem solving abilities. He has also worked in distinctly different roles in private equity and technology across the world and now lives in Vancouver with his wife Ramya and two children.
He is passionate about sharing his love for Math with school students and when he is not busy working on interesting teaching tools or game changing curriculum ideas for the academy, he enjoys teaching courses in Coding, Math and Science to middle and high school students.
Narayanan has a Bachelors degree in Aerospace engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and an MBA in Finance from New York University.