Nithin Iyengar


Nithin Iyengar is a principal in Bridgespan's San Francisco office. Since joining the organization in 2010, Nithin has worked extensively in K-12 education. Nithin has worked with a range of foundations, organizations, and government agencies pursuing large-scale initiatives focused on educator growth and development and school turnaround and transformation. He is the co-author of the article, "Rethinking High School Turnarounds."

Nithin joined Bridgespan after seven years as an educator and district leader working in prior roles in the Oakland Unified School District as coordinator of Portfolio Management and the School District of Philadelphia as chief of staff to the School Reform Commission. His career began in the classroom teaching high school math and later working as an instructional coach supporting new math and science teachers and as an assistant principal.

Nithin earned a BA in Computer Science for Harvard University; an MA in Educational Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University; and an MA in Educational Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.



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