Meet the Management Team
Founder & CEO
Vineeta Bhandari is the founder and CEO of Building Kidz Schools.
She has a passion for the performing arts, education and business. She believes that exposure to the arts at an early age will enhance a child’s confidence and academic abilities, so she has integrated an arts education in the quality academic curriculum Building Kidz offers.
Vineeta ensures her schools are meeting or exceeding all parent expectations and competitive benchmarks through persistent communication, ongoing market research and capital reinvestment to consistently expand on available resources. She also believes that technology, if implemented in an appropriate fashion, can dramatically enhance a child’s education and maintains high standards for the technology resources and educational programs she provides.
Vineeta has over a decade of experience in Early Childhood Education. Prior to starting Building Kidz, she worked at several high tech corporations including Murdock and Associates as a Financial consultant, Levis Strauss & Bebe as a Cost Accounting Mgr, Sun Microsystems as an Sr. Financial Analyst.
She holds an MBA in Marketing, a BA in Finance, and a Graduate Certification in Early Childhood Education.
Vineeta is a proud mother of two and when she isn’t hard at work running the Building Kidz family, she is spending time with her own.
Partner • Chief of Operations and Technology
Sangeet Karamchandani is the Chief of Operations and Technology. He has been consulting with Building Kidz since 2013 and joined full time in 2015 with a passion to grow an early childhood education model that can scale to all kids across the globe.
With over a decade of experience in semiconductor operations management, he has a proven track record of leading projects and engineering teams to success with technology companies like Agilent Technologies, Verigy, Advantest, and Teradyne.
Sangeet holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Management and Leadership.
Partner • Chief Marketing Officer
Sanjay Gehani is the Chief Marketing Officer. Gehani oversees the strategic marketing direction of the company, the sales organization, and partnerships. Gehani became the chief marketing officer in November, 2014.
Until November 2014, Gehani spent 15 years in various senior management and individual contributor roles at Xilinx, Inc. In his most recent position prior to joining Building Kidz, he was responsible for regional partnerships in Germany, Israel, and India, and global partnerships across eight market segments.
Sanjay spent time in Japan as an expatriate supporting customers on the latest technologies from Xilinx, Inc. Gehani has held positions in Business Operations, Business Development, Marketing, Sales, and Engineering.
Born in Chile and raised in California, Gehani holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UC Davis and an MBA in marketing and leading organizations from Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.