The Leadership Team is comprised of our Head of School, Academic Director and Admissions Coordinator. Brian Kissman serves as Head of School, Umme Salma serves as Academic Director.
Founder & Chairmain – New York Academy
Vishnu Manchu is not just a sought-after actor in cinema, but also has been an entrepreneur and educationalist.
Vishnu Manchu is a film actor and entrepreneur with decades of experience. He established his own production house, named 24 Frames Factory, through which he produced several successful movies. Vishnu Manchu is the CEO of Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust, a destination for almost every stream of professional education. The trust has schools and professional colleges across several disciplines.
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College in Tirupati has been one of the top ten engineering colleges in India for over 20 years. Vishnu Manchu is the founding director of Springboard International Pre-school, the fastest growing pre-school chain with more than 75 branches in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
Vishnu Manchu is one of the founders and chairman of New York Academy.
DirectorNew – York Academy
Viranica Manchu is the director of New York Academy. Having completed her schooling in the US, she has long cherished the dream to introduce a quality progressive American international school to Hyderabad, which already has a reputation for being a centre for education.New York Academy is yet another feather in Hyderabad’s cap.
Her late grandfather, the renowned educationalist C.C. Reddy of Visu Consultancies, who had helped thousands of students to pursue studies in America, also inspires Viranica. New York Academy is a progressive American School where children develop their social and emotional intelligence as well as high achievement in the academics.
Viranica Manchu is one of the founders and director of New York Academy.
Dr. M. Mohan Babu
Foundwer & Director – Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust
Dr. Mohan Babu is a renowned South Indian film actor, filmmaker, educationalist and philanthropist. He is a former RajyaSabha MP. Mohan Babu has been awarded ‘Padma Shri’, India’s 4th highest civilian award in 2007. He starred in over 450 movies over span of four decades and produced several blockbuster movies under his banner, Sree Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures.
Mohan Babu established Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust (SVET), which houses over 20,000 students under all the branches of education, starting from kindergarten to post graduate. SVET provides free education for 20% of its students, who belong to the economically poor backgrounds. SVET is considered one of the prestigious institutions in India providing world-class equipmentand facilities to studentswhile shaping them into future global leaders.
Mohan Babu isone of the founders and director of New York Academy.