AI Technologies Management Team


Kiran Tankala

Founder, CEO & CTO

Kiran Tankala is the founder, chief executive officer and chief technology officer of AI Technologies. He founded the company in 2014. Kiran has nearly 14 years experience in educational product and technology in assessment and e-Learning companies like Scranton and ANGEL(now Blackboard)etc.He specializes in architecting and building Big data and artificial intelligence platforms for education. Kiran holds BE from Andhra University and MS from Penn State University, USA. He is an avid reader and practices Bhakti yoga.

Jagatpati Jonnalagedda

VP Of Engineering

Jagatpati Jonnalagedda went to United States in his 20s where he acquired a Masters in Electrical Engg from University of Texas at Arlington.He worked for Motorola for 11 years,SEI CMMI level 5 company.He has vast experience in software life cycle management and product management. His multi dimensional personality and interests brought him in contact with varied teachers in the field of Bhakti, Philosophy,Psychology, Music, Parenting, Couples Counseling,etc.He has extensively received training in the art and practice of Family Constellations.

Nandan Garg

VP Of Product and Strategy

Nandan Garg is a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Wayne State University, USA. He worked as Assistant Professor at Trine University, USA for 6 years and also gathered online teaching experience. He taught a broad range of courses like Computer Programming,Software Engineering,Computer Security and Net-centric Computing. Dr.Garg’s research is in Education, Game theory, Distributed systems and Security. With his expertise in both programming and education, he oversees the engineering aspect of various software products in the organization.

Prashant Pandey

Director Of Content Research

Prashant Pandey has B.Sc., M.Sc., Devi Ahilya University, Indore and B.Ed., Indira Gandhi National Open University.He extensively taught at IIT Entrance Coaching Institute and Schools at Hyderabad and Indore. His expertise is in managing large content teams for building rich educational content.

Cristina Casanova

Board Of Adviser

Cristina Casanova is a graduate of Columbia University, with an MA., M.Ed in Counseling Psychology. Her 33-year career at the NYC Department of Education allowed her to hold several posts, including as the Assistant Director of Guidance. She is a licensed school counselor, school administrator, and supervisor of guidance.Along the way, Ms. Casanova has immersed herself in myriad other learning modalities and has certification in the following: as a NYS Mediator; Cross Cultural Counselor; Trauma Therapist; Family Constellations Facilitator; and Modern Psychoanalytic Group Facilitator. She has actively pursued knowledge of various body-centered practices to enhance counseling.

SuryaPrakash RaoAdiraju

Board Of Adviser

Mr Surya Prakash has B.Tech. from IIT Chennai, 1969. He has done executive courses from IIM-A and Stanford in Business administration. He was former Director and CEO of Blue Star Joint Venture, Malaysia and perviously VP at Blue Star, Northern and Eastern India. His expertise is in Strategic planning, Business development, General management and Project management

“At AI Technologies we aspire to kindle and sustain a lifelong love for learning and thereby actualize the amazingness of every individual we touch.”