Mr. Lakhamraju received a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay where he was the recipient of the Hughes Best Scholar Award, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley where he was a recipient of the Regents Fellowship and an MBA from Stanford Business School where he was the recipient of the David Packard Fellowship. Mohan pursued doctoral studies at UC Berkeley in the area of high performance data storage systems and has presented papers in leading research conferences like SIGMOD and holds technology patents issued by the US Patent Office.
In prior life, he was a Private Equity investor focused on India and other Emerging Markets in his capacity as Managing Director, India for Tiger Global, a leading investment firm headquartered in New York. He also spent close to 10 years in Silicon Valley, first as an entrepreneur helping build a SAAS (software as a service) company called Stratify (now a division of HP) and then as a Venture Capitalist at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ).
Mohan is very passionate about high quality education and its ability to transform lives, having experienced it firsthand. He credits all of the exposure and opportunities he has got to his educational experiences and has made it his mission to enable other students in India have impactful and transformational learning experiences.