US stint – Academics

In the academic front, I graduated with a Master of Arts in Management and Leadership, with a certificate in Business Analytics in May 2018, from Webster University(St.Louis, Missouri). I have an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Science in Marketing (May 2016) from Lindenwood University (St.Charles, Missouri).

With my coach and mentor GM Susan Polgar after getting my Masters degree from Webster.
Getting the Undergraduate degree from Lindenwood University President Mr.Michael Shonrock

During my time at Webster University, I had the opportunity to give back to the student community in multiple ways, as I was the founding member and the first President of the Indian Student Association (Webster University – SANGAM). I later went on to serve as the Treasurer of the association.

In one of the SANGAM events alongside GM Ashwin Jayaram.


I also served as Secretary and then later on the President of the Webster Chess Club and hosted multiple events, and activities to promote Chess in the Webster Groves community.

During my time in Lindenwood, I had served various roles as a student worker including being the Assistant Resident Director, Resident Advisor etc.

Some of my achievements during my time in Lindenwood was
– Member of Delta Mu Delta Business Society
– Winner of Regional Scholarship Award 2015 by Delta Mu Delta
– Presidential Academic Excellence Award Winner 2014 and 2015
– Male Scholar-Athlete Award Award 2015
– Dean’s List of Honor for seven straight semesters

Presidential Academic Excellence Award
SLS Male Scholar Athlete of the Year

Overall it was an amazing six years of academic learning in the St.Louis area, where I got to meet and interact some of the smartest and most diverse set of people, I have ever met in life!