Pranav Kothari

Vice President – Large Scale Education Programs (Assessments & Mindspark), Educational Initiatives


Pranav Kothari is currently the Domain Architect and Vice President of the Large Scale Education Programs at Educational Initiatives (EI). He was a member of the development team of the Mindspark product, which is a technology-based, personalized and adaptive learning tool for Mathematics and Language. He led the operations of the Mindspark Centres in urban slums of Delhi and Mindspark’s subsequent deployment in government schools of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

At EI, Pranav has also overseen various large scale student assessments done in Bihar, Haryana and Tamil Nadu and was invited by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to be part of the RMSA’s Joint Review Mission. Pranav has spoken extensively on various panels in India and the USA on various subjects such as student assessments, educational technology, and the critical need for a Science of Learning as a pre-requisite to ensure students learn with understanding.

Prior to EI, Pranav studied Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and and finished an MBA at the Harvard Business School after working at Boston Consulting Group and GTI Private Equity in USA and India.