Lakshmanan is the Product lead for Future Perfect, which focuses on service sector employability for youth from low income families. Before joining The/Nudge Foundation, he headed online giving and non-profit partnerships at GiveIndia. Prior to that he spent over a decade in the FMCG sector, spearheading various marketing initiatives. Lakshmanan is a mechanical engineer and holds an MBA from IIM Indore. He is a self taught coder and is extremely passionate about using technology to bring about social impact at scale.