Srikanth Iyer joined Unitus Seed Fund as a Venture Partner in 2014. Srikanth leads our national efforts to invest in the best education companies that have potential to serve low-income populations at scale. He was previously the CEO of Pearson India. He had been part of the core leadership team for several years now and was mandated to grow the mind-share for Pearson in the K-12 domain across the country. As a seasoned information technology entrepreneur with over 21 years of experience, Srikanth brings superior prowess in sales, operations and strategic depth to the table.
Srikanth’s critical expertise lies in exhibiting the vision to identify the future prospects of a business and also owning the key requisites to scale it to its extractable potential. Prior to Pearson, Srikanth worked with Wipro for a brief period, from where he ventured on to follow his entrepreneurial instincts. This then led him to co-found Edurite Technologies (2000), a leading e-content provider in the education space. Srikanth’s incandescent leadership bears testimony to the phenomenal growth story of Edurite, which he lead to acquisition by TutorVista (2007); a global online tutoring company, and further acquisition by Pearson (2011). Srikanth holds a Post Graduate Diploma is Software Engineering from Harvard University (DCE) and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science Engineering from Bangalore University, India. He has been a state level Table Tennis player for 4 years and is an avid sports fan who dabbles in squash, tennis and cricket.