Harikumar has over 30+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 21 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 17+ 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.
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from Mangalore University. Vinok has 19 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. He has done his Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from Mangalore University.
Douglas has 19+ 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 17+ 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.
Rajith is a seasoned UX and Visual Design professional with 15 years of experience, in User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Animation and Typography. Prior to joining Origin, he has worked with Hurix Systems Pvt. Ltd. Chennai, HCL Infosystems, Chennai. He has experience in managing UX and UI Design and media content development for eLearning services.
He has done his Master’s Degree in Visual Communication Design from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. Rajith is an avid singer and dancer who is passionate about New Media Design, Visualization, and the Performing Arts. He is also an aspiring feature-film-maker with two short-films to his credit.
Innovation thy name is Shan. Shanmugam (Shan) has 16+ years of experience in the learning industry as a faculty, programmer, and a technology consultant. He has managed 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 Technologies and Macmillan in the past, gaining expertise on both corporate learning, and educational publishing domains. He has set up and managed R&D and 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 has an unrelenting passion towards technology.
Nirmala has 19 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.