Varun Gulati

Co-founder & CEO

Varun Gulati is the CEO and Co-founder of, an engaging early reading platform where teachers (and students!) can create hyper-personalized phonics practice content with AI. LitLab helps deepen student engagement while building foundational reading (fluency and decoding) skills. Previously, Varun was CTO and co-founder of UClass, a "Dropbox for K-12" that he scaled to 5,000 schools and sold to Renaissance Learning. He most recently served as the Head of Product & Growth at Mystery Science, used by over half of all elementary school classrooms. Above all, he is a proud former educator — he taught in a public charter school in New Orleans, Louisiana.