Sohini R, Kenny Bae, Sultan Kathat, Sidharth Banerjee, KD Gulko, Freedom C, Abel Thomas,& Prithvi Banerjee brings on board a blend of knowledge, experience, and wisdom that will inspire the children at Moonshot Jr and bring out the best in them.
Moonshot Junior Inc., a Silicon Valley-based, educational-management start-up specializing in an entrepreneurial and innovation-centric program for children, is pleased to announce the appointment of new SMEs to its robust team.
An Industrial-academic AI expert, Sohini Roychowdhury comes with years of experience in working on a wide range of fields ranging in automated pathology detection from medical images, epidemiological modeling, autonomous driving, advanced driver assistance systems, and data science applied to e-Commerce. Currently associated with Volvo Cars Tech Office, California, USA, as Head of University Relations Program, Sohini Roychowdhury is a Ph.D. and she had also attended a mini MBA program at UC Berkeley. She is also credited for filing several patents to date.
Currently associated with Wolcott College Prep, Chicago, IL, Kenny Bae comes with the unique experience of delivering customized education according to the strengths of students’ learning styles. Recently, he was in the news as Bionic Wolves coach and physics teacher for leading a team that created TETRIX Portable Ventilator in three hours. A TEDx Wolcott College Prep Organizer and Indoor Skydiving Robotics Program Curator, Kenny Bae is well-qualified. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering, later he pursued a triple major in Physics, Radiation Physics and Applied Physics (and Maths minor) from Eastern Illinois University. Afterward, he completed his Masters in Atmospheric Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Experienced in management, analytics, and customer success, KD Gulko holds a Masters in Psychology and a certification in data science. Her expertise lies in finding creative solutions, building a great culture, data-centered actionable insights, and troubleshooting complex technical problems. She is also well-versed in Python, SQL, Advanced Excel, Machine Learning, Scikit Learn, Pandas, NumPy, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Git, and GitHub. Her experience in STEM education and willingness to facilitate knowledge in Arduino, robotics, and Raspberry Pi makes her an ideal instructor for tech-loving children.
An educationist by heart, Freedom Cheteni collaborates with world-renowned inventors, academics, and researchers from elite institutions to develop infrastructure services that are accessible to all and inspire exponential learning at scale. Editor in Chief of the School Superintendent’s Journal and CEO of InventXR Education Foundation, Freedom Cheteni has relevant experience in researching, designing, and building educational infrastructure for the digital age.
Prithvi Raj Banerjee
He is not just a technologist and entrepreneur, Prithvi Raj Banerjee’s forte includes strategic business planning, and planning and building roadmaps for businesses. Director Global IT Strategy and Business Office at National Grid, Prithvi Raj Banerjee is an electronics engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India and he also holds a master’s degree in engineering & management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management.
Alok Jain, Moonshot Junior CEO, and co-founder is positive about their contribution as he feels that their knowledge and experience will make the learning process easier.
About Moonshot Junior Inc.
Moonshot Junior Inc. is a start-up that is remodeling the concept of empowering today’s builders and innovators and turning them into tomorrow’s educators and entrepreneurs through project-based learning and product development experience. Our community strives to uncover and nurture the STEAM skills in children with the help of our innovation and entrepreneurship-centric, SaaS-model based program. Our community and platform are an overlay around the ideas, projects, and products straight out of the creative minds of children between 7-17 years, with guidance from subject-matter experts.