Mathew Poovan was born in the US and grew to deeply love Indian Classical Music while studying the sitar under the guidance of Ustad Hamid Hossain.  

With his Ustad's blessings, Mathew teaches beginning and intermediate sitar students. 

Mathew helped design, develop, and launch the mobile version of Sangeetpedia, which launched for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad in 2011.

He is currently the Creative Director at Aimrec, a premiere independent Indian Classical Music record label.