Ashish quit his international corporate career in Paris to pursue his passion in education and founded XSEED. Based on his research and teaching experiences he developed the XSEED Method of learning and led the creation of its K-8 program from scratch. He has an Ed.M from Harvard Graduate School of Education, an MBA from XLRI, and previously worked at P&G and Danone. Based out of Singapore, Ashish chairs the XSEED board and continues to be deeply involved in R&D and innovation. When he can he runs, teaches grade 4 science, and treks in the mountains.
Sean co-founded Lighthouse Advisors, investors in XSEED. Previously he was Managing Director at WP Carey in New York. Sean serves on the board of FabIndia and the American School of Bombay, amongst other institutions. He holds a Bachelors of Science summa cum laude in Economics and Finance from The Wharton School at UPenn.
Barbara was the first woman venture capital partner at Warburg Pincus. She now spends her time pursuing not-for-profit activities and serves on the Boards of the Brooklyn Museum, the New York Women’s Foundation, and the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women; and founded a new charity, ShareGift USA. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has an economics degree from Vassar.
Rahul oversees several areas of XSEED’s work. A Chartered Accountant, he has rich operations management experience at GE, Whirlpool, HT, and XSEED. He helped scale the operation in its initial years and is presently the CFO.
Anjan leads the XSEED Technology Center. He co-founded Report Bee, an edtech company focussed on performance analysis and reporting, which was subsequently acquired by XSEED. Anjan’s focus is building the technology that powers XSEED’s online learning products for schools, teachers, and children.
The World Innovation Summit in Education (WISE) featured XSEED among path-breaking global innovations in education as part of Learning Re-Imagined, by Graham Brown-Martin.
The MIT Legatum Center authored a case-study featuring Ashish Rajpal’s journey as an entrepreneur and the founder of XSEED, for use in graduate courses on social entrepreneurship.
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