Vishnu Karthik

Mr. Vishnu Karthik, Associate Director, The Heritage Schools

Vishnu is currently the Associate-Director of The Heritage Group of Schools – a group of K-12 experiential learning schools with over 6000 children across 3 campuses. Apart from heading human resources and advocacy for the group, Vishnu is also the head of the Senior School (Grade 8 to 12). Under his leadership, The Heritage School has recorded the highest school average in the 2014 CBSE grade-12 boards examinations. A proponent of experiential learning, he is also a grade X economics teacher and also a trekking instructor. Prior to working in schools, Vishnu was a management consultant and has worked with organizations like Accenture, Right Management in the areas of leadership development, organization change management, learning design and has delivered projects in India, USA, South East Asia and Europe.

He holds a MBA from symbiosis Pune and Masters in Education from Harvard Universtiy. He is personally passionate about cognitive-neuroscience, project based learning and incubating experiential learning schools. In 2009, Vishnu co-authored (along with Swami Mitrananda) Seeking – a travelogue on a 14 day sojourn across the Arabian sea on a cargo ship.