Work Experience

Founder Learning Forward India Foundation
Learning Forward India provides high-impact consulting services for partners with the tools to transform professional learning, increase educator capacity, and improve student achievement. We grow the capacity of your people to improve student achievement. Transform your school into a culture of trust and collaboration in less time with fewer resources.

Vurbl Ambassador for Teaching and Learning 
Curator of playlists and thought-leader for the platform. Start listening   

Counsel Member Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.
Clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields. GLG brings the power of insight to every great professional decision. When you need to accelerate your research, an introduction to the right person makes all the difference.

Advisory Board Member & Ambassador Hundred
The HundrED Advisory consists of all stakeholders in education, from educators to students, innovators & in-field experts with a certain level of expertise in the theme and/or region of the Spotlight. Their perspectives and insights help to inform our selection of the 5-20 leading innovations selected for the Spotlight. When you become a HundrED ambassador you get to be a part of a global community and know the most interesting educational innovations and trends as a forerunner.

Chairman Bhadrajun Artisans Trust
Spearheading the growth of The Fabindia Schools Programme, by demonstrating excellence in school operations, involving the community and helping the rural youth live their dreams.

CEO of Indian Plumbing Skills Council

As the first CEO helped set up the sector skill council in association with the National Skills Development Corporation.

National Director The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

Three decades of volunteering and three years as National Director. The International Award for Young People Secretariat in India was set up Sandeep in 2010, and he transformed the near fifty years old Programme to a much-desired youth development program in India. The use of cloud computing, volunteer management and successful partnering with schools helped create the sustainable development model for IAYP India. 
Partner The English Book Depot
A family-owned business established in 1923 is one of the leading retail bookshops in India. EBD was the first bookstore to host a Barista coffee bar in India. The brick and mortar bookstore has leveraged social media and had customers all over the world. What started as a mail-order service business is today a very efficient retail store. Book Cafe, the flex format store concept, was introduced in India by Sandeep. In 2009, there were over 60 stores, spread across 18 states in India. The bookshops served customers at hospitals, hotels, cafes, malls and other places of high footfall. The Book CafĂ© brand was built in just 36 months, the company trained near 200 young people as retail staff.