Harikumar has over 27 years of experience in the training, education, eLearning and publishing industry. Prior to founding Origin Learning, Hari has worked with Manipal Education, Thomson Learning (now Cengage Learning), Sify eLearning, Firstware Software Solutions, and Brilliant’s Computer Centre / First Computers. Hari has handled multiple start-ups and managed large eLearning teams and projects with Fortune 50 clients. He holds a Masters Degree in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University, India. He is very passionate about eLearning.
Vasanthi has 17+ years of experience in Operations, Delivery, Product Management and Client Relationship, and Business Development. Prior to founding Origin, Vas has worked with Hurix, Element K, Sify, and NIIT. She has been responsible in building large teams in her previous organizations and drives for business goals. Her agility and positive energy brings confidence to the people working with her. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and has completed her Senior Management Program from IIM-C.
Swapna has 12 years of experience in the learning industry with operations instructional design specialization. Prior to founding Origin, Swapna has worked with Element K, Sify eLearning, and NIIT. Conceptualizing and creating multi-modal instructional solutions and matching technology with pedagogy is her area of interest and expertise. Her varied educational profile, including a post graduation degree in Psychology, a PGCPM from Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode, and undergraduate studies in Literature, help her bring a unique perspective to training, operations, and research.
Vinok has 17+ years of experience in Operations, Solutions & Delivery, Product Development & Client Relationship in the eLearning & Publishing services domains. Prior to joining Origin, he has worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and MPS. He’s been instrumental in building R&D teams, establishing P&L driven development organizations & consistently developing new business accounts.
Douglas has 15+ years of experience in Operations, Delivery, Product Management and Client Relationship. Prior to joining Origin, he has worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and Lionbridge. He has experience in learning & development, project delivery, customer engagement, and account management for various clients in different geographies. He has experience in scaling/ramping up project teams, managing teams of varying sizes to deliver multi-format products and custom learning solutions. Douglas is a Commerce Graduate with a Diploma in Systems.
Lisho has 13 years of learning industry experience in managing teams and projects and Instructional Design. Prior to joining Origin, he has worked with NIIT and Hurix systems. He has extensive experience in managing projects for several Fortune 500 clients. Lisho has worked with clients in UK, US, Australia, and Singapore and managed eLearning projects for product training, skill training, software training, K-12 learning nuggets, and educational games. Lisho’s eLearning industry experience also includes onsite experience in customer relationship management. Lisho is a Mathematics Graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Systems.
Nirmala has 15+ years of experience as a Faculty, Content Developer, Instructional Designer, Editor, Technical Writer, and Documentation Manager. She has worked in the eLearning unit of various organizations that include NIIT, Sify Ltd, and Cognizant Technology Solutions. As part of core responsibilities she has handled requirements gathering, development, and managed project delivery at onsite and offshore for several Fortune 500 clients in US, UK, Germany, and Bangkok across several domains, such as Logistics, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Banking and Finance, and Publishing, etc. Nirmala has a Bachelor’s degree in Science, a Bachelor’s degree in Education, and a professional diploma in Instructional Design and Systems Management.
Innovation thy name is Shan. Shanmugam (Shan) has 12+ years of experience in the learning industry as a faculty, programmer, and courseware developer. He has managed both functional and project teams. Shan has extensive experience in recruiting, training, and managing technology teams for several key Fortune 50 clients. He has worked with Aptech, Sify eLearning and Macmillan in the past, gaining expertise on both corporate and K-12 segments. He has set up and managed R&D teams, won Brandon Hall awards for projects on emerging learning technologies. An engineering graduate, with a post graduate degree in Management from LIBA, Shan has an unrelenting passion towards technology.
Vasanthi Krishnakumar is a result-oriented and seasoned L&D professional with 9 years in strong, decisive executive leadership in well-known e-learning organizations, supplemented by 9 years of varied experience in other training and content development roles. She has demonstrated a proven record of effectiveness in developing programs, processes, and solutions that are effectively aligned to client’s business objectives. She is recognized for collaborating with key corporate clients to identify learning needs, conduct needs assessments, produce actionable strategic plans, develop customized learning solutions, facilitate training presentations as well as measure and report quantifiable outcomes. She possesses strong customer focus, ability to manage large teams and continuous service level excellence.