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Our Team

Jitendra Karsan, Co-Founder & CEO of Cupertino

Jitendra Karsan
Co-Founder & CEO,  Cupertino

Jitendra has more than 2 decades of entrepreneurial experience having completed his MBA in IT Management from Jamnalal Bajaj. He led as Safari Kid, India chapter’s Co-Founder and CEO. JK is an avid reader, and loves exploring on his motorbikes. He too writes about various subjects on his blog, including authoring a series of children’s books.

Vittal Bhandary, Co-Founder of Cupertino

Mr. Vittal Bhandary

Vittal, with more than 25 years of experience and expertise in fostering learning and development amongst children, has led efforts in developing children's publications, learning aids, pedagogy support, early schooling, and daycare. He also owns a successful preschool chain called Little Elly with more than 130 centers.

Sidharth Pande, Chief Growth Officer of Cupertino

Mr. Sidharth Pande.
Chief Growth Officer ,

Sidharth has more than 15 years of experience in Consulting, Tech, Sales and Marketing. He has been influential  in setting up institutional businesses for Kotak, CRISIL and ByteDance. Has a great passion for  Education and EdTech. He is putting his learning to support the growth of education companies. He loves running, reading and penning down short poems for kids.

Anil Warner, Creative Advisor of Cupertino

Anil Warner
Creative Advisor

Anil Warner is a creative consultant with over 30 years of experience in advertising, and has been VP & Executive Creative Director with  J. Walter Thompson and National Creative Director of Interpub.  In addition to mainline advertising, he has been trained in direct marketing and CRM communication at JWT Hong Kong. The winner of several advertising awards – both national and international has worked on clients like Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Mercedes Benz, Kellogg's, Hero Honda and many more. He is a strategically minded creative thinker with proven experience across product and service categories and across different types of media as well.

Manny Anchan, Chief Happiness Advisor of Cupertino

Manny Anchan
Chief Happiness Advisor

Manoj Anchan, 'Manny' brings 25 years of Global management & business leadership experience through various stints at leading transnational corporations like GE Capital, HDFC bank, ABN AMRO, Barclays, AUB & FAB. Traveling and working across continents, An alumnus of Harvard and Columbia business school, he is at ease amidst multicultural, multinational environments.
Author of three books and a TEDx speaker, Manny is a global motivational speaker, purpose researcher and a happiness maverick. He studied happiness concepts namely Ikigai from Japan, Hygge from Denmark, Lagom from Sweden, Sisu from Finland and Gross National Happiness from Bhutan.

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