Dr. Ram Prasad (Founder & CEO)
Modern International School Muscat
On 21st April 2014
Dr. Prasad Ram, founder and CEO of ‘Gooru’ and his team visited MISO campus on 21st April 2014. Gooru is a non-profit educational technology initiated with a mission to honor Right to Education. Dr. Prasad has previously worked at Xerox Research, Dynamx Technology (co-founder), Yahoo! and Google. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from UCLA, and B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT-Bombay. MISOites were fortunate to meet him and get valuable insight.
Dr. Prasad humbly shared a learning resource www.goorulearning.org, with teachers and students. He explained how teachers and students can enhance learning and methodology using this website. He perseveres to give more to learners and contribute towards the field of education. He expressed his interest to continue forever to work as a scientist. His words, “Education is a deep subject”, reflected his endeavor.
Dr. Prasad encouraged students to ‘ask questions’, without getting disheartened even if they do not get answers to those questions. When curious students asked, he expressed that his idea and desire of being a scientist had started shaping up by age of 11-12.
You can hear him here…