QED’s Executive Team brings together a group of innovative leaders with decades of collective experience working with and running world class organizations. Our executives are committed to improving the education experience for students, teachers, parents and institutions around the world.
Krishna Srinivasan :: Founder & Chairman
Krishna's career spans entrepreneurial ventures and partnerships leading to profitable exits in varied functions of the technology market. Krishna has the unique capability of understanding Technology, Analytics, Private Equity, M&As and combines with astute operational expertise. He also has the unique experience of working with large family houses.
Krishna has had wide exposure to global functions across technologies and verticals such as infrastructure, mortgage and global finance. With his wide and diverse work experience and having built a network of some of the best and most respected minds in the industry.
He has the unique experience of working with large family house with K.K. Birla and large private equity investors like NEA.
He founded ISGN in 2007. ISGN is a global platform - based KPO mortgage solutions company providing an end-to-end spectrum of software products and KPO services across the entire mortgage value chain.
He grew ISGN to a $100M revenue business in less than 5 years. ISGN is 2nd largest provider of US residential mortgage services. Prior to ISGN he founded Neptune Technologies and successfully exited to 3i Ventures.
Krishna is deeply motivated by the Education sector. QED is the flagship product of Everest Edusys (P) Ltd, a unique company focused on revolutionizing science education. He is charter member of TiE and a member of the Princeton University Association. Krishna is also on the Board of Trustees of Ekam Foundation, which works for the healthcare of underprivileged children in India.
Chokanath Hymavathy :: Co-Founder & Director - Product Research & Innovation
Hyma's forte is a rare and unique blend of strategic vision and insight coupled with operational expertise and meticulous management. Her career spans entrepreneurial ventures and partnerships leading to profitable exits in varied functions of the technology market. Hyma co-founded Neptune Technologies garnering tier-1 clientele like JPMorgan, GAP, Fritz, GMACCM and APL and managed it until it was acquired by 3i Ventures.
Prior to founding Neptune she lead the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Application at Orbit Semiconductor in San Jose, CA. Orbit Semiconductor is a contract semiconductor manufacturing company.
A post-graduate in Computer science from a reputed University in India, Hyma's passion for science has taken her across the length and breadth of the US and Asia – Pacific regions to explore the nuances of how science can be presented to young minds across board. Hyma hopes to bring the best of her global science experiences to Indian school children under her "Quest.Explore.Discover" project to engage young minds and bridge the urban –rural gap with global insights and input through her vast network of educators across the world.
With her zeal for connecting vision to technology, she has very recently embarked on a scholarly mission to research technology enabled science experiences for school children. She is looking to formalize her findings as doctoral research. She is the driving force of QED's R & D and is the curator of QED galleries and knowledge centers.
When she is not thinking QED, Hyma is a full-time mom grooming an international chess champion – her son, Harish, who has also created a club of young enthusiasts – The QED Science club.
With Hyma's guidance this club of 10 and growing, has adopted a coastal village and is hoping to make it self-sufficient for basic needs, including implementing an alternative energy project.
Hyma's dream is to bring fun into the fundamentals of science and joy into every Indian child's learning experience. Hyma is pursuing her PhD in Computer Science involving e-learning from Madras University. Her research is focused on the role of ICT in learning practices.