Kalyan Viswanathan received his Masters Degree in Computer and Information Science, from Ohio State University in 1993. Until recently he was a Global Practice Head,for a Business Information Management Practice for Tata Consultancy Services. He is currently the Executive Vice President of Dharma Civilization Foundation. Kalyan has studied Hindu Scriptures pertaining to Advaita Vedanta under Swami Dayananda Saraswati, who is a traditional teacher of Vedanta and founder of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. He is also the President of Sanatana Dharma Foundation, which is a Dallas, Texas based Non-Profit Organization. He has had a keen interest in promoting the academic study of Hindu Dharma for many years now. Kalyan has written a few papers on Sanatana Dharma and presented them at various conferences in particular the World Association of Vedic Studies i.e. the WAVES conference.