Dr. Nishikant (Nish) Sonwalkar

Short Biography

Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar

Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar an academic, inventor, and successful entrepreneur, has over 25 years of experience creating educational technology beginning with his former role as the Director of the Hypermedia Lab at MIT, where he earned his Doctor of Science (Sc.D.). As the Director of Hypermedia Lab and Principal Educational Architect at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Sonwalkar was key architect of the Singapore MIT Alliance (SMA program which is a premier distance education program delivered by MIT at three Universities in Singapore). He is the inventor of the technology as the heart of the company, and continues to lead the research and development of the next generation of products. Specific to the commercialization of the BCI Adaptive 2.0 learning platform, Dr. Sonwalkar is responsible for negotiating with partner firms as well as assisting with the technology road map and strategic market positioning of the company. (see biographical sketch)