Our Leadership Team

Our founders, Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah, started LEAD in 2013 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, CEO

Smita Deorah

Co-Founder, COO

Board Members

Shantanu Khosla

Board Member

Sandeep Farias

Board Member

Sandeep Singhal

Board Member


Ritwik Khare

Chief Commercial Officer


Anupam Gurani

Chief Marketing Officer

Technology & Product

Harsh Kundra

Chief Technology Officer


Manoj Naik

Chief Financial Officer

Learning Product

Riku Sayuj

Chief Product & Learning Officer

Human Resources

Rohit Thakur

Chief Human Resources Officer

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  • States
    20 States
  • Cities
    400 Cities
  • Schools
    3,000 Schools
  • Teachers
    25,000 Teachers
  • Students
    12,00,000 Students