Our Leadership Team

Our founders, Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah, started LEAD in 2012 with a vision to provide disruptive school ed-tech solutions.

Since then, LEAD has grown into a team of proficient individuals striving to transform education. 

Together we aspire to make excellent education accessible and affordable to every child.

Meet our team


Sumeet Mehta

Co-Founder and CEO

Smita Deorah

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Board Members

Shantanu Khosla

Board Member

Sandeep Farias

Board Member

Sandeep Singhal

Board Member

Business & Operations

Ritwik Khare

Chief Operating Officer

Human Resources

Rohit Thakur

Chief Human Resources Officer


Anupam Gurani

Chief Marketing Officer


Harsh Kundra

Chief Technology Officer


Manoj Naik

Chief Financial Officer


Riku Sayuj

Chief Academic Officer


Ajay Kashyap

Senior Vice President

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  • States
    20 States
  • Cities
    400 Cities
  • Schools
    3,500 Schools
  • Teachers
    25,000 Teachers
  • Students
    14,00,000 Students

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