DEEPAK DESAI

FOUNDER & CEO
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Speaks English, Gujarati & Hindi, currently learning Spanish

Deepak founded Ardor Learning with over 20 years’ experience in Educational Technology. His lifelong passion for learning, and his belief that language learning in particular can meaningfully change one’s life, led to the vision for a mission-oriented company truly focused on learning outcomes.

With an MBA from the Wharton School and having spent his early career in the finance sector, Deepak found his way to education technology. He served as CFO and CEO for one of the world’s largest and well-known language training companies before leaving to found Ardor. His passion, vision and leadership has attracted some of the best industry talent.

Deepak considers himself a Global Citizen, having lived in multiple countries and worked in both large and small organizations. He currently resides in California, USA, in the heart of Silicon Valley.

DEEPAK DESAI