Meet the MENTORS
Mr Vikas Jain
President, Chief Executive Officer
In 2006 Vikas decided to drop out of a prestigious MBA college and start his venture EduMentor. In last 7 years he has successfully guided EduMentor from a modest startup to one of the biggest Educational companies. Vikas handles the overall responsibilities of the company from strategic initiatives, product development to getting the best people in industry associated with EduMentor.
Prior to starting EduMentor, Vikas worked as Visiting faculty at a leading MBA college in Delhi and as a consultant to emerging educational companies.
Vikas is a management graduate from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University
Mr Manuj Arora
President, Chief Operating Officer
As the Test Prep industry continues to evolve with new exams, advent of foreign universities. Manuj Arora has made EduMentor a pioneer in these new test prep segments with an effective and modern suite of training solutions. Under his leadership EduMentor has successfully expanded to a bouquet of 8 different test prep and Career counseling solutions. A fervent innovator he has implemented breakthrough solutions like Test Lab, Gamification in EduMentor test prep products.
President of EduMentor since 2008 Manuj has helped EduMentor become a world class education service provider.
Prior to joining EduMentor, Manuj worked as a banker with ICICI Bank, Mumbai.
He is a management graduate from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University and a MBA in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
Mr Akhlas Usmani
Executive Vice President
Akhlas joined EduMentor initially as a management trainee in 2008. He quickly rose to the level of Executive Vice President in 2012. In this role, Akhlas developed an integrated EduMentor branding strategy in more than 150 schools. He made career awareness drive a huge phenomenon impacting more than thirty thousand students of Delhi.
Akhlas is an alumni of prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Indore.
Mr Vivek Vinayakrao Wankhede
Head of Department – Counseling & Sales
In 2012 Vivek dropped big placement offers to pursue his dream for education field. He has counseled 15000+ students across Delhi-NCR. He is well known for his skills of counseling & personality development, upfront solutions to student’s issues and parent guidance.
Vivek handles overall responsibilities of Counseling & sales across Delhi-NCR. This includes management, training & objection handling of team. Being a part of core team he also helps management in strategizing and executing various plans throughout the year.
He is MBA from IBS, Hyderabad and Gold Medalist in engineering from CITM, Indore. In addition to academics he excelled in other activities like Student Council President, Table Tennis Champion, has managed several events with different teams etc.
Mr Prodyut Parashar
IIT- D, IMT Ghaziabad
Head of Department- Quantitative Aptitude
‘Jack of all and Master of None’ applies to normal people. Prodyut’s background is not normal. He has successfully cleared IIT JEE, CAT (98.3 %ile) & IAS mains. Three of most competitive entrances in the world.
At EduMentor Prodyut leads the Quantitative Aptitude Department.
Mr Gaurang Khurana
B.Sc. (H) – Electronics, SGTB Khalsa (DU)
Head of Department, Awareness
Gaurang Khurana is a child prodigy in sports. A state level player who represented Maharashtra in Under 16 Chess and Badminton. In academics Gaurang was however a late bloomer. From a low 48% in Class XIth to topping the school in Class XIIth. Gaurang was also a University Topper of Digital Electronics. He was a guest faculty at SGTB Khalsa College (DU), preparing IAS aspirants for their dream.
At EduMentor leads the Awareness Department.
Mr Ankit Agarwal
BTech, BMIT (MDU)
Head of Department, Logical Reasoning
Ankit Agarwal is the workaholic of EduMentor. He has many academic distinctions like never scoring less than 90% in school (in any semester), becoming a college Topper and amongst top 5 rankers in the Computer Science Department of Maharishi Dayanand University, an aggregate CAT percentile of 98.2 with Logical Reasoning percentile of 99.3 to boot.
At EduMentor Ankit leads the Logical Reasoning department.
Mr Tapan Pathak
B.A., M.A., MBA (IBS)
Head of Department, Verbal Ability
Tapan is a master trainer of Verbal Ability and Vocabulary. He has trained more than 300 Verbal Faculties in last 6 years. He is author of two widely acclaimed books. An International Speaker who has represented India at South Africa in 2011 and Switzerland in 2015. Tapan is also a Memory master and has memorized the meanings of every work in Oxford Dictionary of 2008.
At EduMentor Tapan handles the Vocabulary and Verbal Ability Department.