Nivvedan graduated from IIT Bombay in 2014 with a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. He moved to New York as a Master’s student at Columbia University where he is studied Journalism and Computer Science. He currently works for Google in their New York offices.
At IIT Bombay, he was an editor for InsIghT – the student media body of IIT Bombay – for two years, the student representative of the International Relations office, an Institute Student Mentor and the coordinator for the Department Academic Mentorship Programme for CSE. He also co-founded Saathi, IIT Bombay’s LGBTQ Resource Group in 2011.