Meet the Team


Andrew Diep-Tran

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As a social entrepreneur, youth advocate, and an economics enthusiast, Andrew Diep-Tran, a senior at Mission Hills High School in San Marcos, California, founded and presides over operationEconomics International as its CEO with the mission of reducing the inequalities that lie within economic education access and filling the void in youth economic literacy for underserved K-12 students around the globe. 


Vikram Venkatesh

Chief Operating Officer

My name is Vikram Venkatesh and I am the COO of operationEconomics and a senior at San Marcos High School in San Marcos, California. As an active member and advocate for youth leadership, I aim to develop a bridge between the two fields that pique my interest: technology and business.

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Danny Choi

Chief Financial Officer

Hi! My name is Danny Choi and I am the CFO of operationEconomics. I am from Texas, and I am interested in economics, finance, and business. I aim to help spread economic and financial literary skills to my community. I love trying new things and meeting new people!

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Praneel Bonthala

Curriculum Developer

Praneel Bonthala is currently a freshman UCLA as a Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics who plans to attend medical school once he graduates., However, his interest in economics, particularly financial literacy and the stock market, has led him to work in operationEconomics as a Curriculum Developer.


Runzhe Cui

Competition Developer

Runzhe Cui is a rising senior at Thomas S. Wootton High School in Maryland. Runzhe is extremely passionate about business and economics, co founding FBLA at Wootton, serving as Vice President of training for DECA

Mennat Zayed

Social Media Contributor

An IB student, ukulele player, athletics enthusiast, chapter officer and social media contributor, Mennat is helping to improve our social media presence and tutor middle-schoolers as well. She is very passionate about Economics and would love to pass her GCSE & IB knowledge to those that need it. Her goal is to carry on forward with this impactful mission up until university and beyond, where she plans on studying Economics in the UK. 

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Stanley Wu

Social Media Manager

Hello! My name is Stanley and I am from San Jose, California. I am currently a senior at Evergreen Valley High School and the Social Media Manager for operationEconomics! Aside from that, I’m the Vice President at the Business Club in my school. I am excited to work with operationEconomics to help students realize their potential in the world of economics and business.


Jagraj Singh

Director of Partnerships & Sponsorships

Hi, my name is Jagraj Singh and I’m exited to serve you as the Director of Partnerships/Sponsors. Currently I’m a Junior at Mission Oak High School and am interested in pursuing a career in Investment Banking. Some of my interest are the stock market, financial literacy and golfing. My goal is to make sure that your experience with operationEconomics is enjoyable. I look forward to connecting with you all!

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Liam Winstead

Corporate Secretary

Hey everybody, my name is Liam Winstead and I am the Corporate Secretary for operationEconomics. I am a senior at San Marcos High School in San Marcos, California with an interest in marketing, business, and finance.


Gia Poblete

Graphic Designer

A student at the University of Texas at Austin, Gia Poblete is a designer, avid thrifter, live concert enthusiast, and an aspiring entrepreneur. Studying multidisciplinary design and working the lead of graphic design at a student-run startup, Gia had became involved in operationEconomics by developing all of its graphic design elements and logo assets.