Jayadev Gopalakrishnan Entrepreneur - education and wireless.
Short bio. CEO and Co-founder, #Learn. Entrepreneur with 14 years of experience in education and mobile. Formerly President - Retail Education at Pearson Education Services, MD - Tandem (test prep), CEO - Tinfo Mobile (mobile games and apps).
I currently live in Bangalore with my wife, our daughter, and our dog.
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Jayadev was formerly President – Retail Education at Pearson Education Services after the acquisition of Tandem (by Manipal K-12 Education group in 2009 and subsequently by Pearson in 2011). At Tandem, Jayadev was Managing Director. Jayadev started his entrepreneurial journey by founding Tinfo, a software development outfit, in 1999 during college which morphed into Tinfo Mobile, India's earliest mobile game and apps development studio where he was CEO and co-founder.
Tinfo Mobile's products won leading industry awards including the Reliance-NASSCOM award for 'All-Minder', an app for the visually-impaired, the Abby Gold award in Digital Innovation for the Scorpio mobile advergame, the Reliance award for 'TeachMe-Hindi', one of the earliest m-learning apps and the 'Best Game' award for Truck Tycoon in the strategy genre at the E3 USA , the world's largest game expo held annually in Los Angeles. Tinfo Mobile was the first company from India to develop a E3 winner.
At Tandem, Jayadev was responsible for the operation of forty centres offering a wide variety of test-prep, technology and skills-related courses. Post acquisition, he oversaw a network of hundred retail and institutional centres with the new Edurite Learning Centre business registering a four-fold growth in two years.
Jayadev was the first entrepreneur from Kerala to be featured in CNBC’s Young Turks programme.