Sameer is the CEO of the India School Leadership Institute, an organization that currently support and trains with 200 urban government and budget private school heads to improve their management skills. ISLI aims to develop school leaders who drive high-performing schools that commit to academic achievement and character development of children from underserved communities. Prior to ISLI, Sameer had spent the last ten years working in various capacities in the field of education. Most recently, he worked as a Project Manager and Research Analyst with the Education Innovation Laboratory at Harvard University where he designed, implemented, and evaluated interventions to close the racial achievement gap found in the United States. He has also worked with Teach For America, Akanksha, and Adharshila Shikshan Kendra. Sameer earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA and also completed a Master’s degree in Economics and Education from Columbia University.