Venture Award

Krishna Vedati

CEO + Co-Founder


Krishna is co-founder and CEO of Tynker - a creative coding platform for K-12 students to learn code in a fun and engaging way to build games, interactive animations, STEM projects, robot controllers, etc. Tynker is currently used by more than eighty million youth worldwide. Previously, Krishna was Senior Vice President and General Manager of AT&T Interactive’s Consumer Division. He co-founded two venture-backed companies Plusmo and Covigo, which were acquired by AT&T and Motorola, respectively. Krishna holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi, an M.S. degree in Computer Science from West Virginia University, and completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Executive Program.