Aditya Vishwanath, from Chennai, India, is pursuing a PhD in learning sciences and technology design at Stanford Graduate School of Education. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He aspires to a career designing and building educational technology for use in underserved communities around the world. As the founder and CEO of inspirit Consulting, a design firm focused on the instructional value of virtual reality, he has worked on projects in the US and India. He has also collaborated on a study with Google, exploring strategies to integrate low-cost virtual reality toolkits into a Mumbai school’s curriculum, and raised seed funding for OrchestrAI, a machine learning music startup. At Georgia Tech, he received the College of Computing Outstanding Junior award, and was a three-time recipient of the President’s Undergraduate Research award.