Management Team

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Srini Raghavan

Chief Executive Officer

Srini is a technology strategist with executive leadership experience in building teams, business development, operations.

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Sridhar Rajagopalan

President & Chief Learning Officer

Sridhar Rajagopalan is an educational entrepreneur who has helped change the way student-learning outcomes are seen in India.

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Anand Dani

Chief Business Officer

Anand leads the commercial operations for Educational Initiatives (EI) including National Sales, International Sales and Academic Consulting, along with the Gifted Education & Counselling’s delivery.

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Amita Nautiyal

AVP - Human Resources

Amita has extensive experience in strategic HR management with product companies. She has driven HR practices at scale.

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Anshuman Dwivedi

AVP, National Sales

Anshuman is one of the key leaders driving the National Sales division at EI. He is a result-driven executive with 14 years of PAN India experience.

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Kushark Jaiswal

Head, International Sales

With over 15 years of experience, Kushark has helped various organizations make successful entry, setup, diversification and expansion into international markets.

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Shekhar Hardikar

AVP, Gifted Education & Counseling

Shekhar, is a co-learner in this journey, who strongly believes in the mantra "You are therefore I am"!

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Jayanti Dasgupta

AVP, Academic Consulting

Jayanti leads the academic consultant team ensuring a smooth transition from product expertise to classroom practices.

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Pranav Kothari

VP, Large Scale Education Programmes

Pranav is the Domain Architect and Vice President of the Large Scale Education Programmes at Educational Initiatives.

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Aarthi Muralidharan

AVP, Product & Solutions

Aarthi leads EI’s Learning Solutions and Assessments division including Mindspark Maths, Mindspark English, ASSET and Detailed Assessment.

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Nishchal Shukla

AVP, Pedagogical Research

Nishchal and team go deeper into understanding how students think and how they learn different concepts and different subjects.

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Anupama Muraleedharan

VP, Data Science

Anupama is a hands-on data scientist with extensive experience in building and deploying analytical solutions for various domains.

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Jagadish Babu Punna

VP, Software Development

Jagadish has more than two decades of extensive experience in Information Technology, having handled multiple software projects.

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Muntaquim Bagadia

AVP, Mindspark Bhasha (Vernacular)

Muntaquim leads EI 's learning solution for the vernacular languages.

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Mihir Jhaveri

Financial Controller

Mihir has worked in various capacities in accounts and finance departments. He has experience in working with management consultancy firms...

Our Journey

  • Gaja Partnership

    Gaja Capital invests in Educational Initiatives

  • Launch of Gifted Education and Counseling

    Launch of Gifted Education and Counseling with programmes offered in India, Dubai and Online

  • Inception of Mindspark Navigator:

    A programme designed to help students set career goals, predict the progress towards the goal with actionable insights for improvement.

  •  Inception of Mindspark English:

    English language programme focusing on reading, writing, listening, grammar and vocabulary proficiency building.

  • Inception of ASSET Summer Programme:

    Initiated residential programmes for the students of class 7-8-9 to help gifted students unlock their potential and provide unparalleled exposure.

  • Inception of Mindspark Hindi and Mindspark Gujarati

    Creation of Mindspark in vernacular languages to enable personalised adaptive learning to suit every child’s pace.

  • Inception of ASSET Talent Search:

    Creation of ASSET Talent Search Tests to identify, acknowledge and support academically gifted children.

  • Inception of Detailed Assessment:

    Creation of Detailed Assessment to assess topic-wise understanding of students round the year.

  • Inception of Mindspark:

    Creation of Mindspark to enable personalised adaptive learning to suit every child’s pace.

  • LSEP's first project:

    Large Scale Education Programmes take up their first project with Andhra Pradesh Government.

  • Inception of ASSET:

    ASSET (Assessment of Scholastic Skills through Educational Testing) to ensure conceptual clarity among students and benchmark them against their peers.

  • Inception of EI:

    3 IIM Graduates founded Educational Initiatives Pvt. Ltd. to ensure that every child learns with understanding.

How it all started