The biggest strength of C2G is its TEAM
The biggest strength of C2G is its TEAM. Our team comprises of individuals with rich experience and stellar record of delivering success. Each member of the core group possesses at least 15+ years of experience working at world’s biggest service industry & research firms. The common thread that binds us is the focus on education and innovation.
The team’s diverse academic & professional background promotes a very holistic approach driven towards one simple goal: Quality in everything we do!
Our roster boasts professionals from academic fields like MBAs from Indian & U.S. Institutes, Engineers from IIT, Teachers, CPAs, and Chartered Accountants.
Manish Mohta, CEO & Founder
Manish founded Connect2Gurukul in 2009 with a vision to create a knowledge platform that connects every constituent of the education ecosystem – teachers, students, parents, administrators, trustees/owners, content providers, peripheral service providers, etc.
He completed his MBA from Babson and is a finance & strategy major. He is a self-proclaimed early adopter & a strong supporter of collaboration in business. Ever since he wrote the initial business concept document at Babson, the goal has been very clear – “To harness the power of technology & collaboration in making the whole system efficient & robust”.
He has been instrumental in building the product & business strategy vision with the advisory team. He is always reading about new technologies and loves to teach & mentor. He has extensive experience leading, managing & mentoring teams having worked for more than 15 years for top consulting & advisory firms like PwC, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, etc.
He is passionate about bringing a change in the education system and making Connect2Gurukul’s vision a reality.
Suresh Babu, Tech Guru
Suresh has extensive experience in software development, implementation, and management having worked in large organization likes Cognizant, Oracle, TCS, etc. He has worked on varied technologies and picking up new technologies is a passion and an area of strength for him. In his roles as developer, business analyst, team lead, and software architect in various big and small client engagements, he brings in the tools necessary to lead & coach our team of developers.
He loves teaching and sharing knowledge; meticulous, focused, detailed, process oriented, and loves open source are some of the words that he would be associated with. He has been involved in this project from the initial design phase and contributing in all phases of development. Since the go-live of the platform, he has been focused on identifying areas of efficiencies and acting in a coaching capacity to the team & evaluating new technological initiatives.
Mr.G.L.Mohta, Chief Mentor
Mr G.L. Mohta has guided the team since its inception with his sound advice, crisp questioning, and focus on the big picture. He has acted as our guide with all answers – not giving answers but helping the team take the right path and stay focused. His advice has been critical through this journey and we would continue to bank on him in showing us the light & inspiration.
Mr. Mohta is a Chartered Accountant by professional and brings over 45 years of experience in both professional service and running own businesses. Formerly a whole-time director at Prakash Industries, where he has been instrumental in bringing them back to profitability. He has had exposure to varied industries in various high profile roles and thus has been able to help align our short term goals to our long term vision.
He acts as a sounding board to the team & under his tutelage there is a clear sense of accountability, stress on product quality and client service.
Himanshu Sharma, Strategy Advisor
Himanshu, a commerce graduate from Delhi University, brings on board a decade of experience and expertise in strategic management and business development. With his vast knowledge and innate qualities, he has contributed in the growth of many renowned organizations. He has worked and proved his mettle in startups like GNDP, McGraw-Hill Educational Services, and NGO’s like Arogya Educational & Health Foundation and Triveni Memorial Foundation.
He brings in ample experience in setting up new organizations and has been instrumental in advising the C2G team on setting up business process guidelines, & streamlining the operations. With his experience in the industry and ability to forge strategic relationships, he is playing a key role in our channel & distribution network set-up.
Amit Jain, Senior Manager, Strategy & Marketing
Amit is a BCA and an MBA from NIILM; thus brings in a perfect mix of technology and strategy to the team. He has around eight years of experience having worked at brands like Godrej & Boyce, HDFC, Standard Chartered Bank and was Head of Business Development at D Pursuitz Services, a company in education management & counseling industry, before he joined C2G. A thorough professional with a proven track record; he has led the marketing efforts at C2G with a “can do” attitude.
He has been actively involved in the marketing effort on the ground; meeting schools, consultants, training the team, and identifying opportunities for long-term relationships. With his hard work & positive attitude, he has acted as the mentor within the team.