Pranav Kothari is the CEO of Educational Initiatives (Ei). He has been with Ei for over a decade and has made significant contributions to the company through his involvement in Ei Mindspark (the personalised and adaptive learning solution), and as the head of HR, Gifted Student Education, and Ei Shiksha.
Under his leadership, Ei Mindspark has been deployed and recognized as the only software-based EdTech tool that has demonstrated a significant learning impact as independently measured by third parties like J-PAL. Pranav is a thought leader in the industry and has led teams that scaled high-quality student assessments, personalized adaptive learning, and impact evaluation services for governments, CSR funders, and philanthropic foundations.
Pranav is also a TEDx speaker, an INK Fellow, and was named by The World Economic Forum’s Schwab Foundation as the Corporate Social Intrapreneur of the Year in 2019.
He studied Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Ei, he worked at GTI Capital and the Boston Consulting Group in five countries.