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Edtech LEAD elevates Deepak Hariharan as Expansion Head, Affordable Private Schools

The development marks the third senior leadership elevation at LEAD in the last six months with plans to build strong and capable teams for 2X growth

Edtech LEAD elevates Deepak Hariharan as Expansion Head, Affordable Private Schools
POSTED ON April 03, 2023 2:01 PM

LEAD, a school edtech company, has announced the elevation of Deepak Hariharan to expansion head of affordable private schools. Hariharan, who was earlier senior vice president- growth, will now spearhead LEAD’s expansion in new and existing markets. This marks the third senior leadership elevation at LEAD in the last six months and is in line with its plans to build strong and capable teams for 2X growth. 

Growing talent from within is a key focus for us at LEAD, and Deepak's (Hariharan) elevation is a testament to his exceptional performance and contributions to our company's success.  Deepak’s (Hariharan) strong strategic and analytical skills, data-based approach, and past experiences in growth leadership and entrepreneurship will hold him in good stead as he takes LEAD's excellent education system to more schools,” said Sumeet Mehta, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of LEAD. 

“For over a decade now, LEAD has been at the forefront of shaping learning outcomes in India’s schools.  The opportunity to create a transformative impact on the education sector in India is immense, and I am excited about making LEAD's integrated system available to more and more students in my new role,” observed Deepak Hariharan.

As per his LinkedIn profile, with over 15 years of experience, Hariharan has previously held leadership positions at Tata 1mg, Zomato and Feedback INFRA across various functions including business development, client engagement, project delivery, planning and mentoring. He was also the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of MentorYes, a career and education mentorship platform. He is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta and NIT Calicut, Deepak is currently based out of Delhi.

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