Leadership Team

Himal Karmacharya
Chief Advisor & Patron

President and Chairman of Leapfrog Technology. Previously worked at Verisk Health, Oracle and Motorola.

Education: B.S. and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T.

Miraj Shrestha
Acting chairman, Director (BOD)

Managing Partner, Kusum Law Firm

Education: B.A. from Sri Venkateswara College, India. LLB from Nepal Law Campus, International Trade Law from Center for American and International Law, Texas (US)

Sandeep Sharma
Principal, Director (BOD)

Director at City Express Finance Co. Ltd. Previously worked at L3 Harris & Collins Aerospace.

Education: B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. M.S. in Systems Engineering & Project Management from Johns Hopkins University.

Chris Sprague
Vice Principal - Global Education & Technology

CEO of Leapfrog Technology. Previously worked at Oracle and was the co-founder and CEO at OpenStudy.

Education: B.S. in Symbolic Systems and Computer Science from Stanford University.

M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.

Chandika Bhandari

President at Leapfrog Technology. Previously, Founder and CEO at SeattleAppLab. Also, 10+ years of experience at Microsoft.

Education: Bachelors in Computer Science from Brigham Young University (BYU).

Akhilesh Upadhyay
Director (BOD)

Senior Journalist and Former Editor-in-Chief of The Kathmandu Post.

Education: M.A. in Journalism from New York University (NYU).

Rajesh Rauniyar
Director (BOD)

BOD in Nebico Pvt. Ltd., Nepal CRS Company and Mahalaxmi Development Bank

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MNIT, Jaipur. MBA from University of Toledo, Ohio.

Prakash Babu Paudel
Director (BOD)

Chairman, Capital Media Group

Education: B.A. from Tribhuwan University. M.A in Anthropology from Purbanchal University.

Sharan Kumar Aryal
Director - Senior School

Extensive experience in Nepal’s education industry. Previously worked at National  Investigation Department.

Education: Master in Public Administration (MPA) from T.U.

Rose Malla Upadhyay
Director – Junior School

20+ years of experience in teaching and school management (Rajarshi Gurukul & Rato Bangala).

Education: B.A. in English Literature from Patan Multiple Campus.

Board of Directors
Sandeep Sharma, Principal / Director
Miraj Shrestha, Director
Rajesh Rauniyar, Director
Akhilesh Upadhyay, Director
Prakash Babu Paudel, Director
Uddhab Prashad Bhandari, Director