Participant Profiles

Ultranauts Inc.

About the Organization

Ultranauts Academy is an initiative of Ultranauts Inc., a quality engineering firm with team members in 29 states, 75% of whom are autistic. Ultranauts is on a mission to demonstrate that neurodiversity, including autism, is a competitive advantage for business, and has reimagined every aspect of how a company operates so our cognitively diverse teams can thrive.

Rajesh Anandan

Project Lead

Rajesh Anandan is an impact entrepreneur and growth architect. He is the co-founder and CEO of Ultranauts, an award winning quality engineering firm with employees in 29 states, 75% of whom are on the autism spectrum. Ultranauts has been named a FastCompany World Changing Idea, MIT SOLVE Challenge Winner and Interbrand Breakthrough Brand. Rajesh began his career at Microsoft, worked at Bain & Company, launched Unicef Ventures, and currently lectures at MIT. Rajesh has a BSc and MEng in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT with concentrations in AI, Systems Dynamics and Economics.