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Jay Banerjee said that the knowledge at MIU is very easy to understand because you experience what you are learning intellectually.




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In December Jay completed the TM-Sidhi program and is now planning to offer the TM technique to the employees at his company.



Businessman with a purpose
by Maharishi International University, Fairfield, Iowa, USA, Achievements
5 February 2022

Jay Banerjee is chief operating officer of Immersive Touch, a Chicago-based company offering virtual reality medical devices that convert 2D patient images into 3D simulations for surgical planning and training.

Jay is also a full-time student at Maharishi International Universit (MIU). Jay has a bachelor of science degree in systems engineering, economics, and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and had always wanted to start a business with the higher purpose of improving healthcare.

In 2014, he and his father founded Immersive Touch to make surgeries safer and more affordable for patients. The company’s technology is used by surgeons in over 100 hospitals, including the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins.

While at the University of Illinois, Jay became interested in studying Vedic knowledge. In 2021 he was looking for a program to help him cope with family loss and work pressure, and his father recommended MIU. When he saw the MA in Consciousness and Human Potential Program, he knew he found what he had been seeking for a decade.

“The way the knowledge is delivered here is fantastic,” he said. “It’s very easy to understand, and you experience what you are learning intellectually. I had never found this anywhere else.”

Jay’s company has been thriving since he began studying Maharishi Vedic Science. He attributes this success to his practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, which has helped him become more relaxed and allowed him to take a more creative and efficient approach to managing the day-to-day activities of the company.

“There are so many decisions you need to make every day in business,” he said. “I tend to do the right thing more spontaneously without having too much needless turbulence.”

In December Jay completed the TM-Sidhi program and is now planning to offer the TM technique to his employees. He feels inspired by the history of the Transcendental Meditation organization and the university, and hopes to contribute to their expansion nationally and globally.


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