Shish Aikat is a Co-Founder of JHI, and Head of Global Learning (he is also the Head of Global Learning at Tau Films). Prior to that, he was the Vice Principal of Exceptional Minds, a vocational academy/studio in animation and VFX for young adults on the autism spectrum. He is also the former Manager-Education and Head of Global Learning at Rhythm & Hues (R&H) Studios in Los Angeles. At R&H, he oversaw the knowledge management/dissemination and global learning for the studio's operations in the U.S., Canada, India, Malaysia, and Taiwan. During that time, he also co-founded Rhythm & Hues University (RHU) to create and foster a global learning eco-system for R&H. Shish was previously a technical communicator in both the Los Angeles area and in Silicon Valley.
Shish received his M.F.A. from the Division of Animation and Digital Arts, School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), University of Southern California (USC), and has an M.A. in Communication Management from the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, USC. He received his B.S.in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
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