Shayan Roy Chowdhury

2018 Innovation Ecosystem Builder Fellow

Teach for India InnovatED, Innovation Manager


Shayan Roy Chowdhury is a 2018 MIT D-Lab Innovation Ecosystem Builder Fellow.

As Innovation Manager at Teach For India, Shayan spearheads Teach For India's Entrepreneurship Incubator - InnovatED - that catalyzes support for early-stage education entrepreneurs to set up impact-driven organizations in India. InnovatED's vision is to create a collaborative community of education entrepreneurs generating collective impact on India's education landscape.

Shayan is part of a group of regional innovation catalysts working across the Teach For All network to support entrepreneurs in their respective geographic context in over 15 countries across the world including USA, UK, Austria, Malaysia and Chile. He currently facilitates insight-sharing and provides peer-support to partners in the Asia Pacific region to set up and operationalize their own successful incubators.

Before Teach For India, Shayan worked at the strategy consulting firm, Bain & Company where he focused on private equity and social impact.