R Satya Narayanan, a well-known teacher-entrepreneur, is the founder-Chairman of Career Launcher, one of the respected education companies of India. Satya is an alumnus from St. Stephen’s College (1988-91) and done his MBA from IIM-Bangalore (1991-93).
As a first generation entrepreneur, Satya is renowned for building a very successful education company with four vertical including K12, coaching, publishing and vocational/skills practice with over 1.5 million paid customers (2015) across online and offline space and spread over 240 locations in India and the Middle East. Satya is a respected teacher among youth and a celebrated speaker and faculty on subjects such as education, personality, leadership and entrepreneurship. In the field of education and training, Satya has rich and varied experience of two decades including in setting up and running schools, vocational training, education publishing, Ed-tech, higher education and coaching. Satya would like to be remembered as a teacher.
Satya takes keen interest in sports, art and culture. He is also an accomplished Urdu poet. ‘Muasir’ is his pen name. His guru was the Gyanpeeth award winner and noted Urdu poet and lyricist (late) Shahryaar Sahib. Muasir has already published two books of Urdu poetry named – Shaayad yaheen se ho (2012) & Dhoondh le phir se (2014). His songs have featured on radio and TV.