Sathyanarayana Bharadwaj is from Bangalore, India. He is an instructor of the Yesplus Workshop and the Happiness Program with the Art of Living Foundation, and the YES for Schools program with the International Association for Human Values (IAHV). He has considerable experience in social work towards the empowerment and stress relief of youth and young professionals through meditation and breathwork.
As a graduate research associate at Arizona State University, Sathyanarayana has been a student leader for several high school education programs in science and technology, and has blended them with activities for empowering youth, with support from the National Science Foundation. He has completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering in pricing and control in the next generation power distribution systems. He is currently working as a senior engineer in Siemens AG in the electrical energy and power grid automation division.