People behind GREedge.com
GREedge has a parent - Valued Epistemics Private Limited (VEPL).
Located in Chennai, India, VEPL is a company focused on development of technology for online learning using an inter disciplinary approach. It is intensely research-oriented in the science behind learning, interactive lesson development, algorithm development for personalization, and end user behavior.
"Making Knowledge Useful" is the motto of VEPL. As part of realizing that motto, Adaptive Learning was invented by VEPL.
VEPL also has a patent pending for its ALMI technology. GREedge.com doesn't just rely on cutting-edge technology but complements it inimitably with the human touch. The Student facilitators and Analysts (SFAs) assess, track and advise students through the learning sessions ensuring that each student gets his/her money's worth.
The founders of VEPL are alumni of premier educational institutions in India and abroad and have been through the GRE experience themselves. In addition, the company also employs
- Experienced teachers and subject experts who have been involved in GRE training, GRE coaching and GRE, GMAT & SAT classes for over two decades.
- Experienced authors and instruction designers who have authored several widely used textbooks at school and college level and communication campaigns for leading organizations.
- A core team of dedicated technology experts specializing in the delivery and tracking of learning.
VEPL is headed by technology professionals with experience in R&D and Business Development from USA and India.
Anand Kannan, Managing Director and Co-founder
Anand Kannan has a B.Tech degree from IIT, Madras, India, MSc(Engg) degree from IISc, Bangalore, India and PhD from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
He has worked with Nokia as part of its Research Center in Irving, Texas for several years. He also worked at Arraycomm Inc in San Jose, California during its start-up days. During his tenure in Nokia, he was involved in several projects in Wireless LAN research, GSM and CDMA radio technology, entry-level mobile application development and business model development for low-income markets.
Anand's interests lie in economics, entrepreneurship, management, cognition, computing, communication technology, system development, digital signal processing, algorithm and architecture development.
Yogish Lavanis, Director & Co-founder
Yogish has a B.Tech degree from IT-BHU, Varanasi, India and MSc(Engg) degree from IISc, Bangalore, India.
He has worked in companies such as Tata-Elxsi and C-DoT as Research Engineer. At Motorola, he researched protocol engineering, architecture and design for GSM, UMTS, WAP technologies. At Motorola, he received the Chairman of the Board's challenge award.
His interests are in mobile and cellular communication technologies, system engineering and mobile applications for productive and positive usage in the Indian Market.
Yogish is also deeply interested in the visual arts - photography, painting, architecture and sculpture.