Dr. R.V.Shyam Prasad: A Visionary Entrepreneur and Community Leader

Dr. R.V. Shyam Prasad is a man of many talents and an inspiring entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to transforming the education sector in Malaysia and India. As the Founder and Managing Director of Sunshine Educational Group (M) Sdn.Bhd, Dr. Prasad has made a significant impact on the lives of countless children and families through his award-winning preschool brand, Sunshine Kids.

Born in Bangalore and brought up in Pondicherry, Dr. Prasad is a highly educated individual with a passion for learning. He has a Masters in Mathematics, Masters in English, Masters in Psychology, Bachelor’s in Education, Diploma in yoga, and a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from the American University. With such an impressive academic background, it’s no surprise that Dr. Prasad started his career as a lecturer. However, he had bigger plans in mind.

Driven by his passion for education, Dr. Prasad set up his own Cambridge International Preschools in various parts of Malaysia. His dedication and hard work paid off, and Sunshine Kids quickly became one of the most well-known and respected brands in preschool education, winning numerous awards for excellence. Today, his brand is open for franchise, and he has expanded his operations into India, where he runs Cambridge centers and schools as well.

Dr. Prasad’s success in business would not have been possible without the support of his wife, Mrs. Parameswari, who is the Senior Principal for all his branches. Together, they have two daughters and one son, and they run book distributions in Bangalore and Chennai.

However, Dr. Prasad’s accomplishments extend far beyond his business ventures. He has contributed to many Tamil, Chinese, and Malay schools and conducted numerous CSR projects for the B40 community. His company has won several prestigious awards, including the Asia Honesty Award, Moshpa OSH Excellence Award, and Asia Best Entrepreneur Award, to name a few.

Dr. Prasad is a man of great character and values, and he believes in giving back to society. He is an avid supporter of the Rotary Club and has followed in the footsteps of his father, who was a Rotarian. In 2019, he joined the Rotary Club of Bukit Jalil and has since become the 19th President of the club. He is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of those in his community and beyond.

Apart from his academic and professional achievements, Dr. Prasad is a talented tabla player, singer, and volleyball player. He firmly believes that a part of his hard-earned wealth should be channeled back into society’s well-being, and his main vision is to manifest human  potential through an excellent education system.

In conclusion, Dr. R.V. Shyam Prasad is an inspiring entrepreneur, a committed family man, a dedicated Rotarian, and a talented musician and athlete. His achievements in the education sector are remarkable, and his contributions to society are immeasurable. His passion for learning and giving back to the community are an inspiration to us all, and his vision for the future of education is one that we should all aspire to.