Founder, Chairman and Managing Director
Mr Atul Kulshrestha is the promoter, Chairman and Managing Director of Extramarks. He conceived and initiated Extramarks in an effort to provide new age digital education solutions to make teaching-learning process easy and effective. Extramarks has attained global success and extreme popularity under his leadership. He leads a team of more than 1600 persons present in India, South Africa, Middle-East and South East Asia....Read More
Chief Marketing Officer
An alumnus of University of Bradford, UK, Poonam has pivotal role in the success of Extramarks by devising path breaking and highly intelligent strategies at different phases. Having multiple degrees including Masters in Education and MBA (Marketing), she has the perfect ingredients to drive Ed-Tech organization like Extramarks.
Extensive background in concept development and business success, she has held senior positions in general management, editorial, sales and marketing. She has the credit for bringing everyday newspaper into the classroom with(NIE) The Times of India, a new concept in Indian education then, impacting education and changed paradigm of newspaper business. She has been a part of pioneering team of Indiatimes that launched online learning solutions in India, authoring 24x7 live study help and Test Prep solutions . As the Chief Marketing Officer, Poonam has again donned the mantle of a digital learning evangelist at Extramarks, driving its revenue and market expansion.
Besides the above roles, she has also distinguished herself as leader, scholar, writer, and speaker. While focusing on scale and sustainability of the tasks in hand, works to keep learners and stakeholders engaged and excited. Reading, painting and adventure sports are her special interests.
President-International Business , Retail & E commerce
A dynamic entrepreneur with a vision for Extramarks, he has B.E. (BIT) and MBA from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Having held senior managerial positions in Microsoft Corporations, Redmond, WA, Philips & G.E. Medical systems, his zeal for education led him to start Shree Eduserve, a vocational Training Institute, which was later acquired by Extramarks.
Chief Financial Officer
Swagata, an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College,Delhi, a Chartered Accountant and an Executive MBA from IIM Calcutta ,has worked with distinction in the field of financial strategy and related functions for over 14 years. She has rich experience of setting up systems and processes, budgeting, taxation, valuations and has extensively dealt with banks, financial institutions and private equity ventures.
Director - Academics
Meenakshi is a skilled academician and a pedagogue with over 27 years of rich and varied exposure in the education industry. Education at institutions like St. Mary’s Convent, Nainital and Loreto College, Lucknow shaped her formative years and imbued her with a strong value system that governed her choices in later years. She comes with an unparalleled knowledge base, a sustained commitment, a keen eye for detail, a vibrant dynamism and a great passion for innovation and constant learning.
She has been awarded with numerous certificates and awards in various categories and has been recently awarded a distinguished Visionary Leadership Award by the World Education Congress in July 2015.
Sr. Vice President – Digital Coaching
Sidharth handles the company’s engagement with the coaching market. He brings with him over 20 years of sales and marketing experience from the consumer electronics and the IT sector with stints in companies like LG, HCL, Godrej. He is a mechanical engineer and an alumnus of the prestigious IIM, Ahmedabad.
He has immense acumen for sciences and keeps abreast with all the latest developments in the spheres of Physics and Mathematics.
Sr. Vice President – Corporate Affairs
Anil is a graduate from Delhi University has vast business experience spanning across FMCG and IT Industry. Before joining Extramarks, he gained a vast experience in the field of IT & IT Related Services, Procurement and Corporate Relationships.
Dr. Supriti, a veteran researcher in the field of psychology, has an eventful experience of 19 years in career counseling, educational training and teaching. A registered guide in the field of Psychology and Management, she has 18 research papers in various national and international journals to her credit. She is a keen painter and her interests include wildlife tourism and spirituality.
Presently, she heads Overseas Study, Career Assessment an SAT preparation.
Vice President – International Business , Retail & E commerce
Sumegh, has a vast experience and has worked with large companies like Accenture & Barclays and start-ups like Octane. He is a post graduate in Management from IMI, Delhi. He is a seasoned professional with rich experience in Six sigma, Call center operations and Lean Management. He is passionate about technology & education and aims to bring out the best customer experience for all Extramarks users.
Vice President – Sales
With Masters in Business Management from UK University, Richa Jain has been associated with the service and education industry for past 20 years. With her rich experience, she has successfully led Extramarks sales force for the past 7 years. Her straight forward attitude keeps the business inline and on the right side of the balance sheet. She is a fitness enthusiast.
Vice President - Sales
With a Masters Degree in English Literature (Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi) & Business Administration (IMT), Yesha brings a fresh insight to any situation, and is able to drive the projects to success. Her vast experience in US education market has led to substantial expansion of Extramarks internationally. She handles key accounts, plays a lead role in strengthening existing customer base and developing new markets. Constantly updating her domain knowledge by taking relevant courses on the way, she's passionate about education, is a voracious reader, blogger, theater enthusiast and traveler.
Chief Solutions Architect
Alok is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science with MS Degree and 12 years of experience in web technology. He has mastered his skills in designing and architecture of software and applications. His expertise in Web 2.0, OOPS, PHP/ Perl / Shell Scripting, Performance Tuning, DB Migration, Backups, Disaster Strategy Planning and various other applications, he has brought in a rich culture of dedication and sincerity toward work. He has also worked with naukri.com, jeevansathi.com, 99acres.com and HolidayIQ.com.
Saurabh is a B.Tech in Electronics from MNREC- Allahabad and has done his MBA from FMS, Delhi University. He has over 20 years of rich corporate experience and has worked with companies like Nucleus Software, TCS, Wipro and HCL.
Vice President – Internal Projects
Arvind Kumar, an articulate professional with more than 30 years of multilateral experience in corporate sector is always accredited for improvement in processes & reducing turnaround times. He is an alumnus of the Technological Institute of Textiles. His analytical approach and exceptional innovative style has enriched the processes in renowned companies like DCM, Bombay Dyeing and Indorama. His skill in human recourse management is commendable. His unique skill of strategic implementation of any new process results in fruitful gains for organization.
Sukhvinder Singh is a Six Sigma – Green Belt certified professional. A visual design Architect and communicator in Digital Design, he has immense experience and expertise in the domain of User experience, Project Management and Interactive Content Development in various e-learning organizations. He has, in the past, worked with organizations like S.Chand Group, Cyber Media India Ltd. , Espire Infolabs. He has a deep interest in music and percussions.
Head - Corporate Communications
Youngest of the lot, Shweta is a dynamic leader and a go getter. She is an alumni of Miranda House and has a multifaceted experience of Soft Skills Training, Academic content development, Institutional Relationship Management, Integrated Communications. She has worked with organisations like HCL and New Horizons . Shweta has been entrusted with the crucial role of heading Corporate Communications and Public Relations for Extramarks.
Head – Audio /Visual Department
Priyadarshini is a Mass Communications post graduate. Apart from being a VO artist, she is also an anchor and has hosted many prestigious shows on National broadcaster Doordarshan and News Nation . Her voice has also been used by channels like Discovery, National Geographic and Fox Traveller for dubbing of various shows. She is highly inventive as an artist and brings alive the animations and videos to make them more resourceful and engaging for learners.
Sr. Vice President– IT & Infrastructure
Harnith is B.E in Electronics from RIIT - Mumbai. He has over 15 years of corporate experience and has worked with companies like Radio Mirchi, Star News, Ideal Systems (Hong Kong/India) etc. He has expertise in Systems Management, Networking, IT & Communications set up.
Executive Assistant to Chairman & Managing Director
Mansi assists the Chairman & Managing Director in day to day operations & decision making across the company. She is a dynamic and detail oriented professional with 6 years’ experience in Marketing & Hospitality Industry, which helps her to manage internal & external customers with precision & decorum.