5504 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005
6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
George Khachatryan is Senior Vice President and co-founder (along with his parents, Alex and Julia Khachatryan) of Reasoning Mind, a non-profit organization that is reforming school mathematics education through the use of technology. Reasoning Mind’s programs are currently serving almost 70,000 students across the nation, and the program is expanding rapidly. Reasoning Mind has received the support of numerous national philanthropies, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, the ExxonMobil Foundation, and many others.George works on the design of Reasoning Mind’s software and curriculum. He has also developed training programs for teachers, worked on recruiting, and written informational materials. After growing up in Houston, George received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, a master’s from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from Cornell University, all in pure mathematics. His awards include the National Merit Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.