We’re on a mission to transform how everyone learns and how to help companies apply that knowledge to yield greater success.



For businesses

The skillsets required to remain competitive are changing faster this decade. Sadly, current online solutions don’t have the responsiveness to drive necessary engagement and live instructors are too expensive to scale across organizations


For employees

AI and advanced innovations are rapidly changing the nature of work across roles and industries. These workers will need to reinvent their skillsets to protect their livelihood


For society

Upkilling people to their maximize their potential transcends corporate aspirations. It is key to driving adoption of new technology, transforming how we solve society’s toughest challenges across energy, health, climate and more

People are at the center of our mission.
Meet the team.

Ahura leadership team

Bryan Talebi

CEO & Founder

Alex Tsado

COO & Founder

DeKai Wu

Technology Architect

Maria Laws

Learning Experience Designer

Meet the experts helping us imagine a new future for workforce education

Ahura Board of Advisors

Daniel Boyce

Partner & VP of Marketing + Services – Digimatiq Marketing

Board Member of American Marketing Association
Masters In Business Administration

Dr. Parissa Ballard

Stanford Doctorate in Developmental & Psychological Sciences

Assistant Professor at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Dr. Hee Jin Bang

Masters in Education, Human Development & Psychology from Harvard University

Ph.D. in Education from NYU

Andy Russell

Co-founder of Empact

Digital media, ad tech, marketing tech, and data science innovator
Founder & Chairman of Trigger Media, InsideHook, and Fevo

Nadya Higgins

Executive Director of the Massachusetts

Elementary School Principals Association

Dr. Ned Gandevani

Harvard University Professor

Program Chair for MSF and RMI at NECB CEO of NMG Capital Group

Kunal Sood

Global Thought Leader

Founder and CXO – X Fellows
Global Ambassador

David Martin

Former Vice President at Oracle

Asanka Pathiraja

Advisor – Accrete Capital

Attorney At Law – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
External Advisor – Leopard Capital LP

Reese Jones

Associated Founder at Singularity University

Serial Entrepreneur with multiple exits Advisor to Facebook

Monique Giggy

Vice President at Singularity University and Managing Director of SU Ventures

Serial Entrepreneur
Serial Investor

Ria Kapila

Chief of Staff at Microsoft AI Platform

Former Lead at Amazon

Amit Pradhan

Managing General Partner – Jet Ventures

President – Silicon Valley Blockchain Society
Chairman – Zero Labs

Peter Sage

5 time TEDx Speaker

Tony Robbins Trainer

Arthur Mrozowski

Managing Partner – Silicon Hill Ventures

Serial Entrepreneur