Board of Directors
Byju Raveendran is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World's leading ed-tech company and the creator of India's most loved school learning app - BYJU’S, which is reinventing how students learn. An entrepreneur by chance and a teacher by choice, he started BYJU'S with the vision to help students fall in love with learning and change the way India learns.
Byju Raveendran has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Divya Gokulnath is the Co-Founder of BYJU'S. A passionate teacher, her focus has been to create unique and personalized learning experiences for students across grades. She plays a major role in curating academic learning experiences and is one of the teachers on the learning app too. Bringing the spirit of self-learning to the organization, Divya encourages intrapreneurship to stay dynamic, keep learning, and innovating.
Divya Gokulnath has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Riju Ravindran is a Director at BYJU'S and leads several functions across finance and operations. A strategic partner on the leadership team, he oversees daily operations, implements systems and processes designed to accommodate growth objectives of BYJU'S.
Riju Ravindran has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Mrinal Mohit is the Chief Operating Officer at BYJU'S and is responsible for driving the company’s operationalization strategy. A skilled and effective leader, Mrinal leads teams across various functions. Apart from heading the sales and marketing department, he oversees the new product division and overall business efficiency for BYJU'S.
Mrinal Mohit has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Anita Kishore is the Chief Strategy Officer and leads BYJU’S growth and development objectives. She also drives investor relations by helping the organization identify, partner, build and maintain strong relationships with investors. As a part of the founding team, Anita has played a key role in orchestrating the company's vision and growth. She spearheads strategies to steer the company's future in a positive direction.
Anita Kishore has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Vinay Maniganapalli Ravindranath
Vinay is the Chief Content Officer at BYJU’S and leads the ‘Media and Content’ vertical in the organisation and is responsible for creating educational content that empowers students to reach their highest potential. His team creates and integrates original content, interactive simulations as well as elements such as in-air projections in order to create fun and engaging videos.
Vinay MR has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Pravin Prakash is the Chief People Officer at BYJU’S and leads the People Operations function across India. His role includes planning and creating innovation-driven initiatives for employees and supporting them with several programmes for development, training and personal growth. He has led key initiatives in the Research and Development and engagement space for employees leading to higher levels of enthusiasm and motivation across teams.
Pravin Prakash has been Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2021.
Amit Shyam Khansaheb
Mr. Amit Shyam Khansaheb is a Partner in the General Corporate practice of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, a leading legal firm in the Country. Mr. Amit Shyam Khansaheb has over 20 years of experience and specialises in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Co- Investments, Joint Ventures as well as Public M&A.
Amit has been ranked as one of the top 15 APAC legal advisers in 2018 by Mergermarkets, in deal volume. Amit has been ranked as a Band 2 lawyer by Chambers and Partners in Corporate & M&A since 2015 and is currently ranked Band 2 in Venture Capital. He is also ranked as a Notable Practitioner by ILFR100, 2021 for Corporate/ M&A practice.
According to Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide 2017, Amit is “an exceptional lawyer” who “provides excellent customer service and enjoys great relationships with clients”. He is a well-respected name in the corporate market and “a prominent figure in the private equity sphere.” The Guide says, Amit is “a very experienced and practical lawyer who delivers excellent work” and is “regularly involved in the venture capital space.”
Amit has been Independent Director of the Company with effect from December 27, 2022.
Ms. Vishruta Kaul is a Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., a leading law firm.
She has an extensive and diverse experience in M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital and restructuring transactions. She has also been awarded as a Notable Practitioner for Merger & Acquisition by IFLR 1000, 2019-20.
Vishruta has been Independent Director of the Company with effect from March 11, 2023.
Raj Kumar Verma
Mr. Raj Kumar Verma is a finance professional with an experience of over 3 decades in Accounts, Taxation, Audit, Payroll, and Corporate Finance. Raj served across numerous financial and audit roles in several Companies/Institutions including Aakash, British Council, British High Commission, DFID, SBI, PNB, Pragati Power Corporation Limited etc. over the last 33 years.
He has been associated with Aakash since 1991. Throughout these years, during his association with Aakash, he was awarded the Special Performance Award for five years in a row since 2010. Being a visionary leader, he has also been conferred with the Leadership Award, the Performance Award and Innovation Award for his dedicated and diligent service. He has also been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Aakash Healthcare in the year 2022.
Mr. Raj Kumar Verma is appointed as Whole-time Director of the Company with effect from 03rd October, 2022.