FOUNDERS

Chetan Chaudhari
Chetan Chaudhari
Co-founder and CEO

Chetan Chaudhari is the co-founder and CEO of English Advantage Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to English Advantage, Chetan led the research and development of several state-of-the-art software tools to design integrated circuits (ICs) at some of the world's leading companies, such as Synopsys, Cadence Design Systems, and Ansys. The software tools were used by IC design engineers at companies, including Apple, Intel, Sony, and Philips Electronics.

Chetan completed his Executive MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business, specializing in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He also earned a Master of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Philip Chesney
Philip Chesney
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer

Philip Chesney is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of English Advantage Inc. He has over 7 years of experience teaching Business English in Brazil. He has taught Business English at many major, multinational companies in Brazil.

Philip holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in International Business Management.

Sean Simon
Sean Simon
Chief Technology Officer

Sean is the Chief Technology Officer of English Advantage Inc. Sean has over 14 years experience architecting and developing web applications. He has worked on many projects in front-end as well as back-end as a consultant. He is well-versed in latest web technologies like AngularJS, Laravel, and Bootstrap.

Dr. Smita Kherde
Smita Kherde
Treasurer

Dr Smita Kherde is the Treasurer of English Advantage Inc. Smita is a Board-certified physician. She has over 8 years of experience working for many hospitals, such as Newton-Wellesley Hospital, St Joseph's Hospital, and Lowell General Hospital.

Smita received her MD in Internal Medicine from Tufts University.

EV Banks
EV Banks
VP, Curriculum Development

EV Banks has extensive experience in all aspects of ESL (English As A Second Language). She has developed courseware for a wide variety of needs, including healthcare skills for refugees and immigrants, job skills. She leads the courseware development for the blended learning platform as well as live-instruction online platform.