Shuman Ghosemajumder, Co-Founder and Chairman of TeachAIDS, describes the process of using design and science to create educational technology effective enough to break through even the deepest cultural taboos. A resulting curriculum has fostered a true understanding of HIV education issues in students, making a global impact on HIV education.
Shuman Ghosemajumder is co-founder and chairman of TeachAIDS, a research-based nonprofit spun out of Stanford, which creates software to solve persistent problems in HIV prevention in 70+ countries. Shuman worked at Google for six years, where he helped grow AdSense to $2B+ in revenue, launched and grew a new product to $100MM in nine months, and helped launch Gmail. As a software engineer, he developed the first real-time collaborative graphic design application. He is the recipient of two Google Founder's Awards for extraordinary entrepreneurial achievement and was named by The Boston Globe to their MIT150 list of MIT's greatest innovators.