Arjun Venkataswamy

Co-founder & Head of Product

Arjun earned B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering & Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, an M.A. in Education from Northwestern, and an M.B.A from University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. His master's thesis focused on teaching troubleshooting to students in technical domains. 

He's taught technology and developed curricula for a wide variety of audiences, helping 1st graders through M.B.A students make their ideas real with technology. He has also developed and led teacher training programs for The Starter League coding bootcamp, Chicago Public Schools, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), and the Noble Network of Charter Schools. Arjun is particularly interested in the design of technology to support technical instruction and he has developed the software systems used in Digital Adventures classes.

Arjun is a big fan of indie video games like Journey, Celeste and Cuphead. His Minecraft spirit animal is a Mooshroom. 

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