Our Leadership

Team image

Shantanu Rooj

Founder & CEO

Shantanu Rooj is one of the founding members and CEO of SchoolGuru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd. He is a C.B.S.E. All India Topper and a Gold Medalist from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University followed by a Masters in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management and Executive Management Program in Global Business Management from IIM,Kolkata. Shantanu has earlier held key positions in HCL-Hewlett Packard Ltd. But the entrepreneurial itch was too hard to resist and he decided to quit his job and founded Paradyne (now called Glodyne) followed by Broadllyne and SchoolGuru.

He is a passionate education entrepreneur, investor and speaker. He also serves on the Board of SchoolGuru Eduserve.

Vipendra Singh

Vice President - Business Development

Vipendra focusses on strategy development and implementation, building capabilities in operational analytics, driving revenue generation for the organisation.

Prior to joining SchoolGuru, Vipendra was the Director- Enterprise Sales of NSDC, where he led the sales transformation for the business. He started his career as a Registrar in Krishna Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ghaziabad and has over 18 years work experience in the Education sector. He has worked in various organizations in India and Middle East such as Gulf Training Solutions, Tally Solutions, NIIT, IBM and UTS Global and has held key positions.

Vipendra holds a MBA degree in HR and BSc degree from Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut . He also received a LLB degree in Industrial Relations. He is passionate about outdoor activities like trekking and playing golf.

Team image

Team image

Uditendu Bose

Vice President – Sales

Udit brings with him an experience of over 28 years which includes 18 years of experience in handling Business development in Education sector. He has held diverse roles in various companies including Alstom Ltd, Aptech Ltd, HCL Ltd, Manipal Global Education, iNurture Education. He has handled various responsibilities like Design, Customer support, Quality, Marketing, Channel management, culminating in Business Development in previous roles.

Known for creating successful outcomes in complex situations, Udit delivers functional expertise with a tenacious commitment to driving sales, profit, market share growth, and working with cross-functional teams for developing a progressive culture that corresponds to the Organizational Goals.

Kavita Rooj

Vice President - Marketing

Leading Schoolguru's marketing strategies to build the most powerful higher education platform in India is Kavita Rooj, who serves as Vice President - Marketing of SchoolGuru. Her innovative leadership style has seen the organization make bold strides in its commitment towards better access, equity and quality in higher education in India.

With a rich experience of more than 15 years, Kavita spearheads the various Marketing and PR initiatives of Schoolguru and its partner Universities. In her previous stints at Broadllyne and Glodyne, Kavita has handled several portfolios including Marketing, Sales Support and Team Augmentation. She is a veteran in handling people and has been instrumental in building and maintaining a rock solid team for her functions.

Kavita is a gold medalist from BHU and has earned her Masters in Management from NMIMS, Mumbai. She is passionate about playing the Mohan Veena and listening to live classical fusion concerts.

Team image

Team image

Srimathi Saikrishnan

Vice President – Student Support Operations

Srimathi Saikrishnan leads the team of project leaders along with the corporate operations team for various academic and student support requirements of all client universities. She has a sound work experience of 18 years with the education sector in various leadership positions and had worked for the Department of Posts, India for 8 years in the Marketing and Training domains at the regional and divisional level.

Srimathi is a Commerce graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, Masters in Financial Management, Masters in Philosophy, UGC-NET qualified educator in Management and pursues her thesis in the Doctoral programme. She has been the Director of Educational Initiatives with Achariya Group of Educational Institutions in her previous employment.

She is genuinely passionate in committing to the cause of education and carries the drive to accept challenges. Her strive for excellence makes her a positive go getter. She has numerous accolades of awards and recognitions in her career and has always been associated with strong positive Leadership, Administrative reforms, Resource optimization, Process management, Team Building, New Educational initiatives and Revenue generation having been exposed to diverse work environment and locations.