Core Team

We are a small team of passionate individuals inspired to create fun games that bring together research in the learning sciences and the latest in technology.


Uma Menon (Technology, Gaming and Edtech)

Uma has been creating video games for over a decade at EA, taking it from concept through production to multiple releases. She brings expertise in execution, having brought AAA titles like Sims to market as well educational games like SImCityEdu to schools.

Anand Venkataraman (Technology)

Anand has a PhD in Computational Linguistics and has done extensive work in language modeling and speech recognition. His work on server-side speech decoding while at SRI International is now an important component of Apple's Siri. Anand is a technology advisor for an innovative component of Problemscape based on natural language input.