Senior Management Team
Pavan ChauhanPavan Chauhan is the co-founder and Managing Director of Meritnation.com. He obtained a Bachelor’s in Engineering from NIT Karnataka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. Prior to launching Meritnation.com in the year 2009, Pavan successfully completed several projects in the field of education, gaming and assessment. He also worked with several global brands such as Castle Rock Research, USA, Microsoft Inc to name a few.
He brings with him over 15 years of experience in the education sector. Pavan has taught and counseled thousands of students over the years. Many of his students who have kept in touch with him over the years continue to express their gratitude for his timely help in shaping their careers.
Ritesh HemrajaniRitesh is the co-founder Director of Meritnation.com. A Business Studies undergad from the University of Delhi, he later went for his MBA to IIM-Bangalore. Having spent the last 15 years in the Education industry, Ritesh has had a varied experience working with different Educational segments such as Digital Learning, Test Prep, Education KPO, Counselling etc. Along with this experience, he has also actively taught students over the years.
Dipak BiswalAs Vice President - Technology, Dipak’s primary responsibility is to ensure that Meritnation is always available to the millions of students who love and adore us. A firm believer in the power of high quality education, Dipak plays a crucial role in ensuring that all of the great content developed by our subject matter experts is available to students, teachers and parents across the world, around the clock and on all devices be it, mobile, tablet or desktop!
Dipak holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications and brings more than a decade of experience in setting up and managing highly scalable IT infrastructure by constantly exploring and adopting the best cutting edge technologies available.
Vishwanath NairVishwanath , also known as Vishi , is National Head - Alternate Channels at Meritnation.com. Prior to joining meritnation, Vishi was Vice President - Sales with a Leading Real Estate firm. He has 14 years experience is Direct Sales, Corporate Sales and Retail Sales and has previously worked with organisations like ICICI Bank,Citibank NA, Max New York Life , Indiamart.com. He is a Post Graduate in Business Management from FORE School of Management , Delhi.
Vishi has extensive experience in setting up and managing business operations which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets; highly successful in building and managing large sales and business development teams.
Shwetank PatniShwetank is the Chief Financial Officer at Meritnation.com. Prior to joining Meritnation, he worked as an Associate Principal with Jacob Ballas Capital, an India focused Private Equity Fund.
During his stint at EY and ICICI , Shwetank gained comprehensive experience in various fields of finance that include Corporate Finance, Valuations and Business Modelling.
Shwetank believes that a good education is a panacea for most social issues. He is extremely bullish about using technology to increase the reach and effectiveness of education. A Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary, he went on to get a management degree from IIM Ahmedabad. He graduated in B.Com (Hons) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.
Mohit ChobeyMohit brings with him two decades of rich experience in sales and operations in leadership roles for organisations like Bharti Axa, Dresdner Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Fullerton Capital etc. He has helped scale most of these businesses, thereby establishing them as critical verticals for these organisations. He has set up business's from scratch for an Indian Bank and an e-commerce platform. Mohit also brings with him an entrepreneurial experience having set up businesses in the space of nutrition and a B2B marketplace focusing on FMCG and Pharma. He is an ardent runner and a health freak having participated in events like Iron Man and the Comrades Marathon.