Meet Our Leaders
“Everyone is my teacher. Some I seek. Some I subconsciously attract. Often I learn simply by observing others. Some may be completely unaware that I’m learning from them, yet I bow deeply in gratitude.” Eric Allen
Amutha M. Edward
Ms. Amutha M. Edward is an accomplished educator with over two decades of experience teaching in some of Bangalore’s premier schools. She has a broad range of expertise across various educational boards, including ICSE, CBSE, ISC, NIOS, PUC, and Cambridge. Ms. Amutha M. Edward completed her schooling at St. Theresa’s High School in Mumbai and went on to earn her higher education degree from Sophia College, Mumbai. She holds a Master’s degree in History from Mumbai University and a Bachelor of Education from Bangalore University. Adding to her accomplishments, she successfully obtained her M.Phil. in History from Periyaar University. Ms. Amutha’s commitment to continuous learning is evident through her certifications as a Microsoft-certified teacher and a certified career counsellor.
She believes in imparting holistic education to her students, equipping them with the skills they need to approach life with a rational and empathetic mindset. Her approach to education is comprehensive, and she prioritises building a strong foundation for her students to succeed in their academic and personal lives.
Ms. Amutha’s wealth of experience, education, and passion for teaching make her a standout leader in the field of education. Her students benefit from her knowledge, dedication, and unwavering commitment to their success.
Deepa Ravichandran, the Founder-Principal of Floretz Montessori, is the Chief Mentor to Smrti Academy. With 17+ years of experience in the Education Sector, Deepa brings with her the unique ability to create fun learning environments for children. She is a Masters in Industrial Electronics with a Diploma in Montessori Education and in Special Education. She trains teachers of various Schools across the country and has a deep understanding of blending the Montessori Way and Philosophy with the curriculum a School adopts.
Ravichandran Venkataraman, the Founder Director of Smrti Academy, is a leader of international repute. With 35+ years of experience in the Corporate World, Ravi has occupied Senior Leadership Positions in companies like ANZ and HP. He was the Managing Director of ANZ Operations & Technology in India. After that, he was the Senior Vice-President and Head of the Global Business Service of HP, leading a team of 18,000+ across 58 countries. He is a Trustee of eVidyaloka, a not-for-profit social enterprise that provides on-line education to 20,000+ children across 245 villages in India. Ravi’s bent of mind for music and sport helps with the co-curricular activities planning.
Ravi Ramachandra, the Director and Co-Founder of Smrti Academy, is a Civil Engineer – a leading builder and player in the infrastructure industry with 25+ years of experience. Ravi joined his father’s family business in civil engineering and later started his own company, Sri Raja Rajeshwari Constructions. He has done numerous residential, commercial buildings and government projects in Bangalore and developed beautiful residential layouts in various parts of Karnataka. Ravi brings with him amazing project management skills along with an unflinching focus on the customer. He has worked with leading architects in Bangalore and is a sought after builder as he relentlessly moves to the latest in construction technology.