Our Team

Giri Balasubramaniam (Pickbrain) | CEO, Greycaps

Giri Balasubramaniam, better known by his pseudonym Pickbrain, is a noted quizmaster and co-founder of Greycaps, Asia’s largest onstage quizzing and knowledge services company. It was in one of his quiz shows that Dr. Kalam suggested the idea of TheTeacher.in and the need to ‘celebrate the teacher’. On his advice, TheTeacher.in was started by Pickbrain in 2013.

Rashmi Marian Furtado | Senior Editor, TheTeacher.in

Rashmi is a passionate teacher, content curator, a natural writer and one of the founders of TheTeacher.in. She is a sought-after speaker at educational conferences, facilitator programs and for motivational talks to students and teachers at schools across India. Rashmi is also a popular quiz host for schools, colleges and large corporate audiences.

Varsha Prasad | Sr. Manager, TheTeacher.in

Varsha has been part of the editorial team of the Global Awareness Program, also known as GAP in schools, for the last four years. She has played a vital role in creating many products which ignite the curiosity of children.

Varsha is leading TheTeacher.in initiative for the past 3 years.

Nikhith Thomas | Asst. Manager, TheTeacher.in

Nikhith has been with TheTeacher.in for the past one year and he manages the portal’s YouTube channel. He has also been an interviewer for theteacher.in. He is a Michael Jackson fan, a music enthusiast and a bike lover.