MINDS THAT WIRE TOGETHER,
Brighter Minds is a unique whole brain wellness program, designed and developed by a team of professionals who bring to the table their learning from diverse fields like neuroscience, child health and development, public health, technology, marketing, media and communications. Unified by a passion for learning and a search for balance in developing the mind, body and spirit, we came together to explore the science behind it and share it with the next generation.
To inspire and equip every child with tools and methods to enhance cognitive functioning for achieving personal excellence, and to instil confidence in oneself.
We believe that every child has within themselves the key to their potential. We help them find it by exercising different areas of their brain through well-researched techniques in an environment that encourages love, joy and positivity. Having excelled in our chosen career paths, Brighter Minds is our way of giving back to society by creating a brighter world, one child at a time.
MEET THE TEAM
CEO & Director
NSN, as he is known to everyone, has worked in the IT industry for more than two decades. He has an abiding interest in cognitive development and the science of the brain. His personal journey with meditation has opened up a deep understanding of how the practices of the brain and mind can complement each other. At Brighter Minds, he leads product design and research.
RAVINDRA KINI B
CFO & Director
In his career spanning close to three decades, Kini has worked in a diverse range of industries, from agro to manufacturing and telecom to technology, in multiple roles within finance. He has worked with various organisations, helping them leverage IT to enhance productivity and provide accurate reporting. He is passionate about the need to explore brain and cognitive sciences, a subject less discussed and little explained in our education system. He heads the finance team at CSPL and always provides valuable inputs and directions to all the teams as well.
Srinivas has honed his expertise in technology solutioning and software architecture for over 20 years. While most of his professional life has been dedicated to building fintech solutions for some of the biggest names in the industry, his desire to create something that can impact the world positively is what started him on his Brighter Minds journey.
Dr. MEGHNA MANOCHA
Advisor, Child and Health Development
Dr. Manocha is a practising paediatrician with a keen interest in the science and art of parenting and its impact on child development. She has studied neuroplasticity extensively and has helped shaped the core of our programs. After completing her postgraduate training in the USA, she moved back to India in 2007 to build her practice in Bangalore. She is registered with the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. KRISHNAMURTHY J
Advisor - Research & Programs
Dr. Krishnamurthy is a community health specialist, active in the public health and development space for over 15 years. His programs and research interests revolve around the quality of care, quality of life and well-being within the context of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH), early childhood development (ECD), Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and Nutrition. He works as a Senior Technical Adviser at Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, holds adjunct faculty positions with the University of Manitoba and St Johns Research Institute, Bangalore. He completed his MD in Community Medicine from Bangalore, received training in research methods at W.H.O Geneva and also holds a post-doctoral research fellowship from Canada.
Dr. PRAVEEN PANKAJAKSHAN
Advisor - Research & Data Science
Dr. Pankajakshan is a data scientist and has worked as a scientific researcher for more than 17 years. He has focused his research on using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for different applications such as Electrical Machinery, Power Systems, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Energy Industry and Agriculture. He has been exploring the use of Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) for quantifying the impact of cognitive training and meditation. He received his B.S. Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee in 2002, his M.S. Electrical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station in 2005 and his PhD in Computer Science from INRIA, France in 2009. He has to his credit several peer reviewed published articles in international Conferences and Journals, and many patents. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR CHILD A BRIGHTER MINDS PROGRAM,
YOU UNLOCK WITHIN THEMSELVES
A GIFT FOR A LIFETIME.
Dr. YATIN KHER
Advisor, Neurosciences and Neural Health
Dr. Kher is a neurosurgeon based in Jabalpur, India. He completed his MBBS and Masters in General Surgery (M.S.) in Mumbai, followed by a specialisation in Neurosurgery (M.Ch) in Goa. His primary focus has been on neuro-endoscopic surgeries, his scholarship in the subject evidenced in several acclaimed publications to his credit. He brings to our programs a strong foundation in neurosciences-driven interventions.
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