Executive DirectorView Bio
Randima (Randy) Fernando was a product manager for several award-winning projects over 7 years at NVIDIA Corporation (Forbes Magazine’s 2007 Company of the Year), where he also served as an inaugural member of the employee-run NVIDIA Foundation Board.
He has successfully managed large cross-disciplinary projects and worked on all aspects of product development, from technical facets to public relations and marketing. He has published three highly acclaimed books (two of which held the #1 spot on Barnes & Noble’s “Graphics Programming” list for most of 2003 and 2004), written several papers, and given numerous presentations on real-time computer graphics. (Full Resume)
Randy is from Sri Lanka and attended Cornell University, where he received his BS in Computer Science and MS in Computer Graphics. Randy was drawn to Mindful Schools because of its compelling results and preventive nature, and is grateful for how Mindful Schools combines Silicon Valley best practices with sincere core values and intentions. Introduced to mindfulness as a child, Randy has been practicing formally since 2004.