Ashish Karamchandani is a senior adviser at FSG. He is currently co-leading a program to improve private preschool education for low income households in urban India. He was the founder of Monitor Inclusive Markets (MIM), a social action unit within the Monitor Group. He also co-founded Ummeed, a nonprofit organisation in India that works with children with developmental disabilities. He holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, a Master of Science from University of California, Berkley, and a PhD from Stanford University.