Thursday, March 18, 2021

Edtech Lead Makes Senior-Level Appointments As It Eyes Growth

* Arpit Mundra appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Vipul Redey takes charge as Chief Excellence Officer

LEAD, a major EdTech player in India’s K-12 education segment, has strengthened its senior leadership team by appointing Arpit Mundra as Chief Financial Officer and Vipul Redey as Chief Excellence Officer. The announcement comes after the appointment of former Disney+ Hotstar SVP & Head Sales Anupam Gurani as Chief Marketing Officer.

With an aim to keep growing in this rapidly evolving Edtech ecosystem, Sumeet Mehta, Cofounder & CEO, LEAD said, “As LEAD embarks on a new chapter of growth and innovation, it will be crucial to have an experienced and dynamic leadership team in place which can deliver value to our customers, partners and employees. Both Arpit and Vipul bring impressive depth of knowledge and experience in their respective fields which will greatly support LEAD’s next phase of growth and expansion.”

Arpit Mundra brings 18 years of extensive and rich experience in Accounting & Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, M&A, and Treasury and Taxation. He is a CA from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has previously worked with RIVIGO as a Chief Financial Officer.

In his role as CFO at LEAD, Arpit will be responsible for financial stewardship, managing governance and controls, analyzing the company's financials, besides working closely with the senior management on strategy and creating value for stakeholders.

Arpit Mundra, Chief Financial Officer, LEAD said, “I am very excited to be a part of LEAD, a company which has significantly grown in last few years. As we pivot to lead in a rapidly evolving edtech space, finance plays an even more strategic role and I look forward to working closely with Sumeet and the LEAD team in our journey to further strengthen relationships with our stakeholders.”

A respected educationist with over 25 years of industry experience, Vipul Redey most recently served Khan Academy as Head-School Enablement. One of 30 innovators worldwide, he is selected to join the TED community. He is an alumnus of the Edtech Master’s Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.

Vipul Redey, Chief Excellence Officer, LEAD said, “I am thrilled to join LEAD as I have seen the company grow rapidly in the last one year. I hope to make significant contribution to enhance LEAD’s high performance academic system and build innovative learning solutions to help students in these unprecedented times.”

As Chief Excellence Officer, Vipul will play a key role in strengthening LEAD’s pedagogical systems and processes and lead the excellence team towards excellent student performance, unmistakable teacher empowerment and active parent engagement to deliver quality education.

About LEAD:

LEAD (formerly known as LEAD School) is promoted by Leadership Boulevard, one of the fastest growing EdTech companies in India. It combines technology, curriculum and pedagogy into an integrated system of teaching and learning, thus improving student learning and teacher performance in schools across the country. LEAD School partners with 1700+ schools with an estimated 6 lakh+ students in more than 400 cities, including tier 2 to tier 4 cities, in 20 States.

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