Hari is currently a Deloitte Foundation Fellow. Prior to joining the PhD program in 2016, Hari was a co-founder of Raising a Mathematician Foundation (RAMF), where he headed the academic affairs. He was also an instructor for students pursuing Chartered Accountancy (CA) in India. He has a rich experience in the education sector and has taught preparatory courses from school level to Master's level. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) recognized his services in the field of education in 2015. Hari has an undergraduate and graduate degree in Accounting from University of Mumbai, India and is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) since 2010 and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) since April 2017. He scored the highest marks in CMA exam held in Feb 2017 and was also an All India Rank Holder in CAPE-I (May 2004) and CAPE-II (Nov 2005).