Why Nishaad is a great fit at Avathon:

Growing up around the world, he saw firsthand the impact education has on enabling human potential and transforming lives.

Nishaad Balachandran,


  • Loves supporting founders and companies and helping them shape the future of education and work
  • A true global citizen, having lived in six cities across three countries
  • Passionate about expanding access and opportunity to learners around the world
  • Spent 20+ years playing competitive tennis, including as a walk-on at Saint Louis University’s Division 1 team
  • Board Observer at Academic Programs International, Amerigo and EdCast
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