We are entrepreneurial by design and are driven by the passion to create a new paradigm in executive education.

The Great Learning team comprises of passionate individuals having an excellent blend of entrepreneurial and academic experience. Its founding team has been part of multiple successful startups in the US and India and have built businesses from concept to exit through acquisitions, besides having been educated at top global institutions like Stanford, Berkeley, MIT, IIT Mumbai, Duke, MDI and IIM Ahmedabad. It is also advised by a distinguished academic advisory board comprised of highly experienced academicians from both the US and India.

Team

Mohan Lakhamraju

Founder & CEO

Mohan is very passionate about high quality education and its ability to transform lives, having experienced it firsthand.

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Mohan is very passionate about high quality education and its ability to transform lives, having experienced it firsthand. His dream is to facilitate high quality, impactful learning experiences for as many of India's youth and young professionals as he can. At greatlearning, he focuses on driving product innovation and learning outcomes.

Mr. Lakhamraju received a B.Tech in CS from IIT, Bombay, an MS in CS from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Business School. Earlier in his career, he was a Private Equity investor focused on India and other Emerging Markets at Tiger Global. He also spent close to 10 years in Silicon Valley, first as an entrepreneur helping build a SAAS company called Stratify (now a division of HP) and then as a Venture Capitalist at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ).


Hari Krishnan Nair

Co Founder | Sales & Marketing

Hari is the cofounder at GreatLearning and heads the marketing, sales and alliances initiatives at Great Learning.

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Hari is the cofounder at GreatLearning and heads the marketing, sales and alliances initiatives at Great Learning. He is passionate and driven by the challenge of scaling up quality education using technology to empower individuals thereby creating an indelible impact in their lives. At GreatLearning, Hari focuses on scaling up reach, driving adoption, identifying areas of growth and championing user engagement.

Hari graduated from Management Development Institute (MDI Gurgaon) and received his B Tech in Computer Science from Kerala University. Prior to GreatLearning, Hari was the co-founder at iLabs, a marketing automation startup, that he built and was subsequently acquired.


Arjun Nair

Learning Experience & Operations

Arjun leads the learning experience and operations at greatlearning.

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Arjun leads the learning experience and operations at greatlearning. Ensuring learners from all over the world have a wonderful and smooth learning experience online and offline is what gets him going. Arjun graduated from MIT Sloan (MBA), Duke University (MS) and Kerala University (B.Tech). He has been part of a number of VC funded startups in the US and India, most recently ZipDial (acquired by Twitter).


Vinod

Technology

A passionate technology man of multiple talents, Vinod is the person spearheading the core technology initiatives at Great Learning.

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A passionate technology man of multiple talents, Vinod is the person spearheading the core technology initiatives at Great Learning. Be it a seamless user experience, the collection of thousands of critical user action data points daily or rolling out a great new feature, Vinod obsesses about it as fervently as he does creating a new tune on his guitar. A consummate team man, Vinod holds the morale mast of Great Learning high by lightening up every gathering he is part of.

Vinod holds a B.Tech from IIT Bombay in Computer Science. He spent 7 years at Stratify Inc, a Silicon Valley-based product firm, to start his career, followed by 4 years at Flipkart, where he rose to be Software Architect, before joining Great Learning. He now looks forward to leading the effort to build his own unicorn.


Pankaj Jain

Finance

Pankaj Jain is a management graduate from NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, (NMIMS) Mumbai and is also an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

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Pankaj Jain is a management graduate from NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, (NMIMS) Mumbai and is also an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). At Great Learning, he manages accounts, finance and treasury operations. He also coordinates the information support systems of the company.

Earlier, he worked as Manager – Finance at Manipal Education and Medical Group wherein he helped the group in raising funds for various expansion projects across different business units. He was responsible for financial planning and funding of Greenfield University in Jaipur. He also worked on the group performance review system that helped the senior management in taking strategic decisions on the individual businesses.


Harish Subramanian

Business Development

Harish is driven by the transformational impact that high quality education can have and cares deeply about delivering career-critical learning outcomes.

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Harish is driven by the transformational impact that high quality education can have and cares deeply about delivering career-critical learning outcomes. At Great Learning, he focuses on business development and launching new programs. Over his career, Harish has worked in education, management consulting, financial technology and venture capital. He earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, an MS in Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a BE from RVCE, Bangalore.