Meet the members of the flipClass team

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Vineet Dwivedi

Founder & CEO

Vineet, the founder of flipClass, is a serial entrepreneur. His first startup, Amogha Infotech developed algorithms in Location Based Services/Mobile Resource Management (MRM). Amogha was acquired by Xora Inc, world's leading MRM company in 2005. Vineet's second startup, CareerMantra, developed a blended (online/offline) learning model, a Learning Management System. It also supported big companies like Wipro, HP, etc. in their learning and development activities. CareerMantra was acqui-hired by TutorVista in March 2010. In TutorVista, Vineet headed Digital Marketing. TutorVista was acquired by Pearson during 2010 end for more than $200 million. Vineet's Digital Marketing developmental activities played a crucial role in benchmarking the valuation of the company. As part of Pearson. during the end of 2010, Vineet started edurite.com, an education e-commerce platform catering to the Indian K-12 segment. With more than 100,000 customers, edurite.com went on to become India's biggest education e-commerce site under Vineet's leadership. Vineet quit Pearson during the middle of 2013 and started flipClass. His passion is to build a pan Indian education company that helps students off campus through quality home tuitions.

Vineet likes to spend his free time playing with his kids. In what remains of his pastime, he plays golf and likes reading and developing trading algorithms.

Companies: Infosys, Kyocera, Openera Technologies, Amogha Infotech (Founder), Xora, Career Mantra (CEO and Founder), Pearson, flipClass (CEO and Founder).
Education: B. Tech (IIT, Kanpur), M.Tech. (IIT Kanpur), MPEFB (IIM, Bangalore)

Rahul Pandey

Vice President Operations

Rahul has worked for 10 years in analyzing voting patterns and voter behaviour in various elections in India and abroad. He has rich and varied experience in data analytics and data interpretation.In the 2010 Sri Lankan Presidential election, Rahul led a team that provided key inputs for a particular Presidential candidate's campaign. The candidate eventually won the elections. Rahul has handled teams across different cultures and geographies. In his previous roles he has been instrumental in setting up regional offices that grew in operations in multi lingual markets.

Past Companies: Infosys, Viplav, Greenko and Ubika.
Education: BTech- Mechanical, IIT Kanpur, EPGP-IIM Bangalore

Ashis Roy

Academic Head

Ashis has held leadership roles in Academics for over 6 years in Education Services Company like Pearson and Tutorvista. As Director Academics in Pearson, he has led the development and quality assessment of Pearson MyITLab tutors. Prior to his role in Pearson, in an another education startup, Ashis has led the team that developed Learning Management System (LMS). He also headed the academic team that built that company's online English Dictionary, BeeDictionary (www.BeeDictionary.com). Ashis has inherited his operational acumen and zeal from his days in the Indian Army, where he served as an infantry officer for more than 20 years.

Education: Alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA), MCA, MBA, Stanford University's course on 'How to Learn Maths'.

Deepa Bhat

Director Sales

Founder and MD of Dhruv Learning (www.mybeehive.in) online learning portal for children that bridge gaps in learning and monitors academic progress. First of its kind curriculum based assessment program for young learners. As a Curriculum Co-ordinator for Pre-Primary at Sri Aurobindo Memorial School, Bangalore, Deepa developed curriculum and lesson plans. Determining needs and encouraging continuous learning were the main objectives. Strong analytical skills, leadership qualities, negotiation skills and an excellent motivator makes her a natural go getter.

Education: Masters in Tourism Management (MTM); Bachelors in Hotel Management, 1st Rank
Honours:
  • The Prestigious Rashtrapati Award (Bharath Scouts and Guides) from Shankar Dayal Sharma
  • Featured in the publication "Women Entrepreneurship" as a "Mom-preneur"
  • Featured in 'Bangalore mirror' for Active Volcano Adventurer in Indonesia
Interests: An active traveller, blogger, certified SCUBA diver, mountaineer, marathon runner, cyclist and a tri-athlete.

Board Members


Mr. Jignesh Bhate

Jignesh is a widely acknowledged thought leader in the informatics industry in India. He envisioned the early need for service platforms (such as automated text mining, literature curation & annotation, developing knowledgebases for the drug discovery industry etc.), and brought a top team of scientists together to start MC. His & colleagues untiring efforts, has made MC the leader of informatics from India.
Jignesh is an invited speaker to many conferences and seminars on the subject of indexing, abstraction, text mining and semantic tagging. An active office bearer of the National Federation of Advanced Information Services, Philadelphia, he is a well known personality in the content informatics industry globally.

Hareesh Ramanna

30 years Experience includes Software development, Product development, Business development and Managing Global work force. Have taken up leadership roles in multiple organizations with a strong sense of purpose. Enabled launch of multiple Mobile products across various networks and regions including NA, Europe and Asia Ability to review and promote ideas has helped company to launch products Entrepreneur and Advisor to many start-up companies. Founding member, Director of few start-up companies.
Specialties: Product Development, Managing Global work force across cultures, Mobile technology and business, Start-up incubator.