About CSK

Dr. Chandrashekar DP
CEO @JGI Schools

Dr. Chandrashekar DP, CEO @JGI Schools, is one of the youngest and brightest CEOs in the Indian Education Sector along with being a distinguished author, TEDx Speaker, and Edupreneur. Having worked at the intersection of Education, Empowerment, and Entrepreneurship (3 E's) for a better part of the last 2 decades, his current mission is to touch the lives of 1 million children and create an indelible impact on their lives by building a strong schooling system in India.

He has already created a strong impact in the industry, the most recent being the establishment of India's first Hybrid Schooling System (the JGI Group) spread across 20 cities already. He is a firm believer that Education provides all the necessary ingredients to a human being required for laying a solid foundation and balancing this imbalanced society.

Dr. Chandrashekar (CSK) is an alumnus of IIM Lucknow and a valued advisor & speaker, having spoken at numerous marquee industry events and roundtables already. He has several achievements to his name including the prestigious Degree of Honorius Causa - Doctor of Philosophy in Education by the University of Milan, Italy (2014). He has been conferred the Global Peace Ambassador in 2021 and has recently been listed among the 40under40 game changers in India by the Times Group. CSK had over 26 awards to his name like the Inspirational Leader in Education Award, and REX Karmaveer Global Education Change Champions Fellow in 2019 among the others.

CSK is also an Honorary Member of the Advisory Board for the National Council of Schools, Colleges, and Universities. He is a mentor to successful startups in EdTech, AI, Deep Learning, and other sectors.

CSK holds numerous indigenous and international certifications in Strategic Management, Education, Leadership, and many more. He has rightly put his knowledge into practice which led him into mentoring 1000+ students already and writing several bestselling books like Katha Sagar (Volume 1 & 2), Right Way Leader - Pocketbook.

His latest book - "One More Step - My Journey with the world's largest contingent of school students to Everest Base Camp" has become a national bestseller in 2021 and has won him the prestigious Tagore Commemorative for Literary Contribution and beyond.