- Thomas K Vaidhyan
Chief Executive Officer
A Social Entrepreneur & Architect of 3 successful start-ups, Thomas K Vaidhyan is currently Chairman & CEO of Aten Inc. USA cited as one of the Key Players by The World Serious Game Market Forecast 2017 - 2023.
Passionate about removing the global barriers to education, Thomas serves as a Founding Board Member with BEST NC, as well as Board Member of Research Triangle High School (Pioneer in Personalized Learning), North Carolina Leadership Forum, and as First Robotics Regional and National Judge. Thomas has presented recently on AI/ML Data Driven Virtual Immersive Simulations & Serious Games for Learning & Training
Realizing the existing needs for technology expertise in today’s Educational system, Thomas has made it a personal crusade as a social Ed-Tech evangelist and thought leader to bring in best practices in the Corporate world and Global Education to create more meaningful learning experiences for the current and next generation of learners.
A MBA from CUSAT, with Bachelors in Physics, Thomas has been a merit scholar throughout his academic career. An avid Tennis player and Golfer, he reads voraciously, is an Indian Classical (Bharthnatyam) dancer and enjoys music, dance, theatre, travel, cultural interactions and a vast network of friends globally.
Passionate about enhancing education, he serves on the Board of Directors of BEST NC , a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving North Carolina’s public education system through policy and advocacy, as well as on the Board of Directors of Research Triangle Charter High School.