Passionate about people transformation, value based education and inclusive sustainable growth, Kurien has over 17 years of work experience in higher education, learning & development, sales, marketing, advertising and business development.
He has worked in both Indian and international markets before he joined Future Group in 2006 from Srishti School of Art Design & Technology, Bangalore, one of India’s premiere design education institutes, where he was the COO and Head of Marketing. At Future Group he played a key role in driving successful people engagement and talent development schemes besides providing strategic direction and guidance to the group’s higher education initiatives. He became Dean and Business Head of the higher education business, Future Innoversity in 2010.
All his work life, Kurien has worked with young adults helping them discover themselves. He enjoys exploring new challenges in life and work and continuously works towards contributing to the ever changing higher education landscape through contextual, relevant and current practices and interventions.
He has worked at the University of Canberra, Srishti School of Art Design & Technology, Bangalore and is currently exploring ways to channel his knowledge and skills to bring about transformational learning at Future Innoversity. He holds a Masters in Marketing Communication from the University of Canberra, Australia and a PGDBA (Marketing & Advertising) from Wellingker Institute of Management, Mumbai. Kurien is an experienced administrator and coordinator of gifted programming and staff development. He works with institutions on the Levels of Service approach to higher education.
Kurien has had a lifelong association with education and his dream is to make a difference —one young person at a time as he continues his life’s work towards helping young adults make a difference.