The Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai (or QFI) is a non-profit organization aiming to popularize quizzing in the city and also provide a forum for quizzers to meet and interact regularly.
The QFI meets every alternate Sunday at 10 AM at P.S Senior Secondary School in Mylapore.
Members of the QFI frequently organise and conduct quizzes for a number of schools, colleges and companies based in and around the city.
Website : www.quizfoundation.com
Ravi Shankar Mundoli has a B. Tech. from IIT, Madras and an MS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is currently the CTO of Nadhi Information Technologies, a Chennai based technology and consulting startup for the construction industry.
He began quizzing in IIT where he won the North Star Quiz and was quizmaster for quizzes such as the Saarang Audio Visual Quiz and the Lone Wolf Quiz. As a participant, he has been in the finals of and won many national and regional events including the Landmark Quiz, KQA Mahaquizzer, Odyssey Quiz etc.
As a quizmaster, he has also set content for and conducted quizzes such as the Asha Hyderabad ACE Quiz, the Greenko Open Quiz, the QFI Invitational Quiz, an astronomy quiz for the Indian cultural organization in Qatar, and is an active member of the Quiz Foundation of India.
Genetically a Malayali from Trichur, he calls the city of Vizag his home. Apart from quizzing, he whiles away his time indulging in such things as long distance running and has written movie reviews and travel articles, been a bird watcher and volunteered for non-profit organizations.