Transforming Human Capital

Through Compelling, Learner - Centric Content

The Right Content, Delivered to the Right Audience, in the Right Way

When your people look to you, look to Origin

In a world where constant change and doing more with less are the norm, your people look to you for solutions that will help them pivot to meet the demands of today’s business environment and their ever-expanding job roles.

Look to Us! You need a learning partner who can tackle your business and learner challenges head-on. Origin understands the interdependencies of People, Process, and Technology. We apply decades of experience in learning content development, adult learning theory, experiential learning, cross-industry knowledge, design (UX), and learning technologies to maximize learner engagement, retention, and training ROI.

It’s Time to Reimagine Learning

Origin helps companies effectively manage change through holistic training that prepares learners for success with real- life scenarios and simulations, digital adoption that promotes a better understanding and use of learning technologies, and new media that offers engaging, immersive experiences.

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Your Learning Challenges – Our Solutions

For learning to have stickiness, it needs to engage the learner and have a meaningful correlation and application to their role in the organization. Through a deep understanding of your business challenges and learner audiences, we develop memorable learning experiences that boost knowledge, performance, and desired outcomes.

Our Expertise: Designing for Modern Learners

From instructor-led classroom training materials to the most sophisticated, cutting-edge digital learning technologies, count on Origin to design compelling, engaging content that’s accessible on any device.
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Our Philosophy

Earning Your Trust is One Thing, Keeping it is Another

For us, it goes beyond the sales calls, fancy demos, and industry awards. Sure, those first impressions get us in the door, but it’s the quality of our work, agility, flexibility, responsiveness, customer service, creativity, and ability to think outside of the box that are the foundation of dozens of long-term client relationships.

The Best Value for Your Money – Bar None

Origin Offers the Highest Quality Full-Service Learning Solutions with No Sacrifices.

End-to-End Solutions

Our solutions span theentire learning ecosystem. From consultations, design and development to learning systems and implementation, Origin is your one-stop resource.

Domain Expertise

We bring decades of diverse industry experience to every client engagement. With Origin by your side, there’s no need to look elsewhere.

Scalable Resources

With over 350 employees, we have the largest in-house team of learning professionals at your disposal –speeding time to training and time-to- competency.

Industry-Recognized forCustomer Achievements

We’re extremely proud to be recognized for our work by noted thought leaders in the Learning Industry. Rest assured that we approach your engagement with the same level of expertise, care, and commitment as each of these specific achievements of client success!

Our Clients Span Multiple Industries

While your industry, company, products, and learners are unique, many business challenges are shared across many sectors. At Origin, we not only understand your industry, but we also apply insights gained from decades of cross- industry experience to inform our approach – presenting you with intelligent solutions that best fit your specific business needs and audience.

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Nirmala Ravi

Associate Vice President – Solutioning

Over the last 20 years, Nirmala has worn many hats –  faculty, content developer, instructional designer, editor, technical writer, and documentation manager. Before joining Origin, she worked in the eLearning unit of various organizations, including NIIT, Sify Ltd, and Cognizant Technology Solutions.

As part of her core responsibilities, Nirmala has handled requirements and managed project delivery onsite and offshore for several Fortune 500 clients in the US, UK, Germany, and Bangkok across several domains, such as logistics, healthcare, life sciences, banking and finance, and publishing.

Nirmala holds bachelor’s degrees in science and education and a professional diploma in instructional design and systems management.

Shanmugam K

Vice President – Technology

Shanmugam (Shan) has vast experience spanning over two decades and played various roles, including faculty, programmer, technology consultant, and project manager.

Shan also has extensive experience in recruiting, training, and managing technology teams for several key Fortune 50 clients. His past work experience includes Aptech, Sify Technologies, and Macmillan, where he gained invaluable expertise in corporate learning and educational publishing domains.

He has set up and managed product engineering teams, developed web and mobile apps, and won Brandon Hall awards for projects on emerging learning technologies.

An engineering graduate with a post-graduate degree in management from LIBA, Shan’s unrelenting passion for technology is inspiring.

Douglas Lobo

Vice President – Customer Success & Solutions

Douglas has over 20 years of experience and has played various roles across operations, delivery, product management, and client relationship.

Before joining Origin Learning, Douglas worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and Lionbridge. He has managed teams of varying sizes to deliver multi-format products and custom learning solutions.

Douglas is a commerce graduate with a diploma in systems.

Lisho Scaria

Senior Vice President – Operations

Lisho has 20+ years of learning industry experience in instructional design and managing teams and projects.

Prior to joining Origin Learning, Lisho worked with NIIT and Hurix systems. He has extensive experience in managing projects for several Fortune 500 clients. Lisho has worked with clients in the UK, US, Australia, and Singapore,

Lisho is a mathematics graduate with a post-graduate diploma in systems.

Vinok D’ Silva

Senior Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing

Over the last two decades, Vinok has played various senior roles across different functions, including operations, solutions, delivery, product development, and client relationships.

Before joining Origin Learning, Vinok worked with NIIT, Sify Technologies, Element K, and MPS. He has been instrumental in building R&D  teams, establishing P&L, and consistently developing new business accounts.

Vinok received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from Mangalore University.

Swapna Reddy

Strategic Advisor

Swapna has over 20 years of experience conceptualizing, creating multi-modal instructional solutions, and matching technology with pedagogy.

Before founding Origin Learning, Swapna worked with Element K, Sify eLearning, and NIIT. Her varied educational profile, including a post-graduate degree in Psychology, a PGCPM from Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode, and undergraduate studies in Literature, brings a unique perspective to training, operations, and research.

Vasanthi Balasubramanian

CEO, Origin Learning Inc, USA

Vasanthi has over 21 years of experience in operations, delivery, product management, client relationships, and business development. Before founding Origin Learning, Vas worked with Hurix, Element K, Sify, and NIIT. She has been responsible for building large teams and driving business goals in her previous roles.

Vas’s agility and positive energy bring 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.

Hari Kumar

Managing Director & CEO

Hari has over 30 years of experience in the training, education, eLearning, and publishing industries. Before founding Origin Learning, Hari worked with Manipal Education, Thomson Learning (now Cengage Learning), Sify eLearning, Firstware Software Solutions, and Brilliant’s Computer Centre / First Computers. In addition, Hari has handled multiple start-ups and managed large eLearning teams and projects with Fortune 50 clients. He holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University, India, and is very passionate about eLearning.

Rajith Kumar

Associate Vice President – UX and Visual Design

Rajith is a seasoned UX and visual design professional with 17+ years of experience in user experience design, interaction design, animation, and typography. Before joining Origin Learning, he worked with Hurix Systems and HCL Infosystems. His expertise is in managing UX and UI design and media content development for eLearning services.

Rajith has a Master’s Degree in Visual Communication Design from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. An avid singer and dancer, Rajith is passionate about new media design, visualization, and the performing arts. He is also an aspiring feature filmmaker with two short films to his credit.