Bidyut Bose, Ph.D., is the Founder and Executive Director of Niroga Institute, which brings evidence-based Transformative Life and Leadership Skills (TLS: a dynamic mindfulness practice including yoga, breath regulation and meditation) to hundreds of educators and thousands of vulnerable students in several schools, alternative schools and juvenile detention facilities throughout the Bay Area every year, both within the classroom as well as after school. Bidyut conducts TLS trainings for leaders in education, health care, business, criminal justice and more, nationally and internationally. With a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, his research interests have shifted to a systemic application of yoga and evaluation of its impact in major domains of social function, while developing cost-effective architectures for lasting social transformation.