Kunal has years of experience as a software developer and teacher. In his current role at Udacity, he combines these passions by building online courses to teach others how to program. His recent course on object-oriented programming was featured on the cover of the New York Times Technology section and he has been interviewed by Class Central and others about the future of MOOCs, online courses, and computer science education.
Born and raised in India, Kunal taught grade 6 science, helped build Google’s online education platform, and worked on an education enterprise with rural students. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MA in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University where his work on tangible programming and tactile learning earned him a Core77 Design Award.