Our Mentors and Facilitators


With over 18 years of experience in designing and delivering effective communication skills, soft skills and personal grooming and business grooming programs, she works extensively on the subject across industries and age-groups. Having developed and successfully implemented these programs among scores of children and organizations, she has become her own spokeswoman in this area. As a facilitator, she is warm, approachable and a subject matter expert who is extremely versatile and constantly evolves her content and delivery for maximum efficacy.

  • Rich experience and global expertise.
  • Adept at creating engaging content and delivering it with panache.
  • Well versed with latest teaching and training tools and methodologies including brain compatible learning.
  • An expert at bonding with the participants across age groups and creating congenial learning spaces which facilitate internalization.
  • Adept at ensuring that she creates appropriately challenging and stimulating learning spaces that propagate “Loving every minute of learning.”
  • Adept at ensuring firm, friendly and effective discipline as well as enthusiastic participation.

Raj Narayan: Ex-Founder & Visionary

PMI Certified Project Management Professional and Quality Expert

With over 19 years of global experience, Raj has carved a niche for himself creating quality centric working spaces. He is a veteran in managing software products, quality processes and customer support operations.

He has been instrumental in scaling up start-ups and turning around underperforming teams.

    Some of the key roles:
  • Support Operations in Baan(USA)
  • Development & Quality engineering with JD Edwards/PeopleSoft(USA)
  • Project Management at CGI
  • Program Management at Panache
  • Heading Mobile QA for Electronic Arts
  • Head Quality Assurance and Senior Manager - Technical Quality Excellence with Aristocrat Technologies India Pvt Ltd

Vijay Sood: Mentor

The Katalyze Young Mathematicians Program is spearheaded by Mr. Vijay Sood. A mechanical engineer, Mr. Sood, started his career in the R&D segment of Philips India Limited. His love for maths and passion for teaching propelled him to take up education and for the past 31 years he has been igniting children’s interest in mathematics.

He is adept at handling pre-teens and teens and works with students of grades 6-10. His classes are mesmerising as he makes learning mathematics into a kaleidoscopic game of shapes and numbers.

Not only is he a staunch believer in the importance of very strong basics and conceptual clarity, but makes students understand the everyday practical application of their learning. This enables the young learners to see the subject in action and relate better to it.

His student centric approach has enabled him to deliver consistent results that span across three generations.