Karthik is a Program Associate at the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. His work at CEP focuses on the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and the SIEMENS Technical Scholars programs. Prior to joining the Aspen Institute, Karthik taught PreCalculus at IDEA Mission College Prep in South Texas for three years. When he’s not working, he spends an inordinate amount of time actively searching for Lakers- and Packers-themed baby items for his niece. Karthik holds a B.A. of Business Administration, Marketing, with a minor in Economics and concentration in Finance from the College of William and Mary.