Abhijeet Vijayakar

Founder of @brainnook, edu MMO with 100K+ users. Hiring, product design. @imaginek12 alumnus. Lead Engineer at EA; engineer at web animation startup @beatware.

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What I Do

Product vision and execution; taking ideas from concept to reality; game development. Specialize in designing robust, flexible systems. Marshaling and running teams under difficult circumstances.


Designed, architected, developed and launched @brainnook, a massively multiplayer social educational game for elementary school children. BrainNook helps students develop math and language skills while playing in real time with friends and classmates. Recruited and mentored a high quality team of engineers, artists, designers and educators to develop product. Led development of browser-based game and iPad apps with a common client codebase and unified server backend. Got seed funding from @imaginek12 startup incubator in Bay Area; got coverage for BrainNook from top media outlets like Techcrunch, VentureBeat and Forbes. Grew userbase to 100K+ kids and teachers across US and internationally; over 3 million games played on BrainNook platform across Web and iPad. Did this while managing a team of developers in Chennai, India, and traveling between the Bay Area and Chennai.

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