How Sunny Verma is changing the education system with TutorBright
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What you’ll learn in this episode:
- 1) Why Sunny left a well paying job as a management consultant to start a tutoring company despite having no teaching qualifications or experience in education industry
- 2) How he went from knocking on doors in the ghetto for $5 per hour clients, to building one of the world's largest tutoring companies with 10k+ tutors serving tens of thousands of clients across multiple countries
- 3) The biggest problems with the current education system, and how TutorBright addresses these shortcomings
My guest today is Sunny Verma, he’s the founder and CEO of TutorBright which is the largest in-home tutoring service in both Canada and Australia.
Sunny has seen first hand how through mentorship and tutoring, every student can reach their potential. Since launching in 2006 TutorBright has grown to 10k+ tutors, serving tens of thousands of clients
Sunny is a sought-after expert in the education and technology space, making frequent appearances on Television, and his writing has been featured in Readers Digest, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He’s also a previous nominee for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
I wanted to bring Sunny on the show to find out how he thinks about education in general, how he launched and grew TutorBright, and what’s next for him