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Smarton Learning Solutions Inc.

SmartOn offers competency-based online educational programs that lead to credentials and careers in high growth sectors across the globe

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

SmartOn offers competency-based online educational programs in high growth career fields such as digital commerce, data analytics and cyber security. It is offered as curriculum-embedded coursework in partnership with Higher Education institutes. Additionally, the Signature Courses are offered in collaboration with industry partners directly to the students. SmartOn also offers its proprietary technology platform to facilitate online learning.


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    Chaitanya Chitta

    - Over a decade of global experience with 5 years is in higher education
    - Held CFO position at Laureate Education, India and also held executive positions with Laureate Asia
    - Other employers include Barclays Capital in New York and KPMG in the Capital Markets where Chaitanya executed several advisory projects as a Director in more than 10 countries from North America to Latin America & Europe
    - Received MBA from Temple University

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    Rakshit Kejriwal

    - 14+ years international experience in Strategy, Business Development, and Investment Banking.
    - Executed several advisory projects with Ernst & Young in the Middle East and New York across sectors.
    - At Wells Fargo Securities & KPMG, he negotiated and closed several cross-border M&A deals between USA, China, Japan, Middle East, and India.
    - Active TIE New York member
    - Received MBA from Columbia University, New York

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    Lakshmi Dasaka
    Chief Program Officer

    - 10 years of global experience in people and change management, learning, strategy, and operations in India and USA.
    - Helped set up the Talent Acquisition, Talent management and Shared Services function at Mahindra Satyam’s Outsourcing unit.
    - Co-authored 2 white papers at KPMG LLP’s People and Change practice in New York.
    - Holds a post-graduate degree in Human Resources and Strategy from Cornell University

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    Michael Yoon
    Chief Technology Officer

    - Seasoned technology executive with 16+ years of experience with track record of success in top tier U.S.-based companies
    - Executed many projects as VP Engineering at Barnes & Noble and later at Morgan Stanley as an Executive Director within Enterprise Data
    - Domain expertise in financial reference data, content management systems, master data management, high-throughput e-commerce
    - Received MBA from Columbia University

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    Sree Sreenivasan
    Board Director

    - Chief Digital Officer at Metropolitan Museum of Art
    - Ex-Chief Digital Officer at Columbia University and Dean, School of Journalism
    - Very renowned academician (20+ years of academic experience)
    - Named AdAge's 25 media people to follow on Twitter
    - Kaplan TechStars EdTech Accelerator mentor


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    Loeb & Loeb
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    Themis Consulting

Previous Investors

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    Kumar Shah (New York Angel, TIE New York Angel)
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    Sree Sreenivasan (ex-Chief Digital Officer - Columbia University)