Vishal Bhatt joined Synopsys after completing his Masters in Computer Science from IIT Delhi. Vishal has been focussed on hands-on learning for the last 5 years and has worked with Arvind Gupta and his team.
Procheta Mallik graduated with Physics Honours, B.Sc. (University of New Hampshire, USA, 2005) and completed his Ph.D. in Astronomy (University of Glasgow, UK, 2009), followed by a year of post-doctoral research. Upon returning to India, Procheta pursued his passion in science education by doing astronomy popularisation activities for schools such as The Valley School, before joining ISPF at its inception in 2014. He is an avid traveller and classical musician.
Rakesh Valsan is a Social Sector Outreach Professional committed to driving positive change in communities. With a career spanning over three decades, He has dedicated himself to creating impactful outreach programs that address the teaching and learning gaps in underserved schools, especially in science, mathematics, and 21st century skill sets. His expertise lies in building collaborative partnerships. He has successfully brought together NGOs, governmental bodies, and local stakeholders to work collectively towards shared goals.
Ravi Rangan S has been a social entrepreneur for the last 25 years with experience across IT Services, BPO, e-governance, Rural Development and Education domains. He has led earlier companies to the NASSCOM Innovation Award, Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India and Fast 500 Asia Pacific Award, the Red Herring Top 100 Companies in Asia Award twice and the Legatum FORTUNE Technology award. He is an Engineer with a Masters in Software Engineering from BITS, Pilani. Ravi is a Founder Trustee of ISPF.
Sneha Prabhakar, Graduated with a M.Sc. in Physics from Bangalore University specialising in Astrophysics. Her teaching career began in 2014 at Army Public School (APS, Bangalore) for grade 11 physics. Since then, her tutoring endeavour at APS spanned 6 years in the subjects of mathematics and general sciences across secondary and higher NCERT grades. Her mentoring skills in experimental science activities has been appreciated multiple times by the School management, awards from the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, ATL competition on IoT of things, The British Council and the establishment of an Atal Tinkering Lab in APS under the flagship of Atal Innovation Mission, Government of India. She joined Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation in July 2022 as a content creator, facilitator and program manager for Raman Clubs in Government Schools of Karnataka.