The Edstutia team has grown and matured as Edstutia has evolved. What sets this group apart is the steadfast commitment to the business and a truly supportive, collaborative demeanor across the board. It is a true dream team combining exceptional leaders with decades of experience in corporate learning, coaching, teaching, curriculum development, and client services with a breadth of creatives (writing, video production, content creation, social media and more).
Dr. Yogini Joglekar taught in virtual reality for the first time in January 2021, and was hooked. In her two plus decades of teaching, corporate consulting, and education leadership experience across three continents, she had consistently integrated experiential, inclusive, skills-based lifelong learning as core components. With Edstutia, she excited to work together with a fantastic team to translate these core principles into a unique, VR-enhanced learning program for individuals and enterprise– both from a strategic and operational perspective. Yogini is a Founding Member of Divershefy and has served on advisory boards or committees within edtech startups as well as professional organizations. She enjoys writing across genres and audiences, from academic research papers to popular media articles to film micro-reviews on Twitter @worldcinemasal1.
Mike Perico has worked in sales and marketing for over 17 years. Prior to consulting, he was a middle school teacher and soccer coach. He’s very excited to be back in an environment where learning is a top priority. One of his passions is bringing good people together. The people he works with at Edstutia are some of the best! Mike practices servant leadership as well as servant sales. One of his goals is to help make complex subject matter more understandable and believes the only bad questions are the ones not asked. Mike lives in Austin, TX and loves spending time with his wife and 2 kids. When he wants to unwind you can find him learning about personal development, snowboarding, playing soccer or mountain biking. Feel free to ask him anything.
Renu Ramakrishnan’s multifaceted career of over two decades and across borders has taken her from marketing well known consumer brands to teaching university courses and facilitating corporate training sessions in the areas of Communication, Leadership and Intercultural Management. She deeply values learning by doing, collaboration, and nurturing relationships, and brings her rich international experience to Edstutia where she works with corporate clients and learners in their unique and enriching learning journeys using Virtual Reality. Currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Renu is a passionate cook and travel enthusiast, never missing an opportunity to try new recipes for anyone willing to join her around the table.
Jose brings over 20 years of work experience in various roles with companies big and small. He is a copywriter and marketer who looks to create real connections with all content he writes. At Edstutia, he strives to deliver the message of the benefits of using virtual reality for learning & development. He joined Edstutia in 2021 and has helped to shape Edstutia’s voice and message through website and social media content. He is also part of the team shaping the new Edstutia website experience in 2023. His passion for writing, marketing, and learning make him a vital member of the Edstutia team. When he’s not writing, he’s enjoying music, hiking, or watching movies with his family in Los Angeles, California.
Divya Susan Varkey is a trainer, coach, and lecturer in Cross-Cultural Communication and Management. She has received wide acclaim for designing and delivering highly effective programs for companies like Boeing, Bayer, Nike, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Mercedes Benz, Tata Steel, Swissnex, and the like for their multicultural teams and C-suite executives. As Head of Corporate Relations, Europe, Divya works with corporates to co-create Learning and Development strategies using Virtual Reality and the Edstutia platform. She lives in The Hague with her half-Spanish, half-Indian family and their in-house zoo of dog, cat, guinea pigs, chicken and a fish. When she is not working in front of a screen, she is busy getting her hands dirty in the family olive fields in Spain.
Michele started out in L&D in the financial securities industry, and has continued to design and implement learning experiences in professional and education spaces with an emphasis on measuring learning outcomes. In her Business Development role at Edstutia, Michele helps clients understand the potential of virtual reality for a variety of use cases: immersive soft-skills training, executive coaching, onboarding, and teambuilding.
Madisyn is a content writer and social media enthusiast from St. Louis, MO. She brings her passion for learning and marketing to Edstutia by creating content for Edstutia’s blog and social media channels. When she’s not busy crafting the perfect caption, Madisyn enjoys baking, visiting family in Colombia, and spoiling her three cats.
Morgan is a recent graduate from the University of Miami and a marketing enthusiast. At Edstutia she focuses on email marketing and analytics. She is passionate about promoting the value of virtual reality in the workplace and educating people on Edstutia’s values. When she’s not working on HubSpot, she enjoys going to OrangeTheory, concerts and reading.
The Edstutia Advisory Board is composed of hand-selected subject matter experts and leaders in their respective fields to ensure we deliver what the workforce demands. Our members represent a wide variety of industries and come to the table with diverse perspectives about the future of work, learning, and technology.
Accenture Strategy Managing Director
The Glimpse Group CEO
Getlabs Director of Operations - East
Retensa Retention Strategies CEO
CMIT Chief Technology Advisor & President
Newton Consulting Founder
AWS Startup Business Development
Quartet Health Chief People Officer
Columbia University Professor, Teachers College