Our Team

Our Team

Mentors

  • Pratapaditya Chakravarty 'Paco' (Trustee, CEO)

    Has been in the skill-development and training domain for a dozen years. In the two decades that he has been working, he has been involved with large corporates working on impacting large sets of beneficiaries. In his last assignment, he got the opportunity to lead one of India's largest Financial Services Corporate Universities impacting close to 300,000 beneficiaries, and has had the fortune of receiving many accolades including awards by our President and then Finance Minister, HE Dr. Pranab Mukherjee, for his team's contribution in creating awareness around prudent financial practices in the country. During his tenure, the team executed more than 12,000 Investor Awareness Camps across 300+ cities in India. In the recent past, he has had the good fortune for being awarded by TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) for his role in leading the Corporate University for Reliance in India. He has had the opportunity to contribute in the CSR domain which has supported my organisation to get recognised for their efforts in the development sector.

  • Sumit Kati (Trustee, Chief Strategist)

    Is a young and accomplished professional. Apart from being an Engineer, Sumit specialises in Business Management & Finance and is also a Certified Financial Planner. He has, to his name, three books that he has authored, and they are used in the curriculum of many a post-graduate programs. Sumit has been an instrumental part of many a learning & development functions.

Leaders

  • Ankush Roy (vp & Business Head - SoL)

    Manages all forms of alliances, both upstream & downstream, for Tiksna & has been in the Learning & Development arena. He has an expertise in relationship management, skill-development and training domain for over a decade. He is a Masters in Finance & Control & a Certified Personal Financial Advisor. He has been associated with the Financial Services and helped people create & manage wealth for more than a dozen years.

  • Premjit Biswas (vp & Business Head - SVE)

    Has been in the field of operations managing channel partners in the country and abroad as well, especially in the IT Education domain. In his career spanning over two decades, he has operated from Bangladesh in the East to Egypt in the West

Team

  • Anil Kalia (vp & Head - operations)

    Anil has over two decades of rich & diversified experience in FMCG, Retail, L&D and the Social Sector, in the field of Profit Centre Operations, Sales, Distribution, Business Development, Key Accounts Management, Training and Recruitment. As the Head of Operations, he is responsible for establishing the field operations team ground up. He has been able to create Tiksna’s footprint in close to 100 districts. Prior to this, he served as the Zonal Manager – North at Future Learning (a Future Group initiative). He was responsible for both Top Line & Bottom Line of two lines of business, namely Lead & Innoversity. Before joining Future Group he was with Reliance Retail for close to 3 years where as the Regional Head of Operations of Strategic Manpower Solutions, he was responsible for providing manpower solutions (Talent Acquisition & Transformation) to all group companies. His formative years was a 16-year successful long stint with Colgate Palmolive, where he was responsible for Sale, Business Development, Key Accounts Management and Training. .

  • Mayank Mishra (Director - Academy Operations)

    Mayank graduated in Business Management and has completed his MBA from MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai and has 14 years of rich exposure working on different roles such as Sales, Operations and Customer services with corporates like HDFC Life, Metlife and Reliance Mutual Fund. As the Director of Academy Operetions with Tiksna, he is responsible of taking care of all the support that our learning centres require to conduct training programs apart from being the repository of all the data and knowledge that resides within the organisation. Mayank is the editor of the in-house magazine and is the custodian of the website and all digital initiatives. Whenever he gets an opportunity he likes to sing and indulge in theatre.