The Team

Swarup Nanda
Swarup NandaChairman & CEO
A Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in marketing, Swarup has over a decade’s experience in multiple business domains.
Dr. Rabindra Kumar Nanda
Dr. Rabindra Kumar NandaDirector
An alumnus of IIT Kanpur, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and Standford University, Dr Nanda is also a National Science Talent Search Scholar.
Raj Supe
Raj SupeAdvisor Emeritus
Aka Kinkar Vishwashreyananda, Raj Supe is a poet, storyteller and novelist, as well as a seeker and devotee of Sri Sitaramdas Omkarnath.
Chandralekha Maitra
Chandralekha MaitraExecutive Director, Editorial & Human Resources
With two decades experience as a book publishing professional.
Madhavi Purohit
Madhavi PurohitExecutive Director, Editorial
With over two decades writing and editing experience with various newspapers and magazines.
Mishta Roy
Mishta RoyExecutive Director, Leadstart Design Studio
A graphic designer with a BFA (First Class First) from Delhi College of Arts.
Manohar Chapa
Manohar ChapaHead, Sales : Western India
With 18 years retail experience, spread over various business domains.
Ramu K.
Ramu K.Head, Sales : Southern India
A veteran of the book trade, Ramu has 15 years extensive experience in the domain.
Arijit Haldar
Arijit Haldar Head, Sales : Eastern India, Bhutan & Bangaldesh
With more than 15 years experience in book sales and distribution.
Mahendra Rawat
Mahendra RawatHead, Sales : Northern India & Nepal
With more than six years experience in book sales and distribution.
Chandravadan Shiroorkar
Chandravadan ShiroorkarGraphic Designer, Leadstart Design Studio
A graphic designer and hardware engineer, Chandravadan has 15 years experience .
Iftikar Shaikh
Iftikar ShaikhManger, Finance
With a decade of work experience prior to joining Leadstart Publishing.
Rajesh Bale
Rajesh BaleManager, Purchase
Heading purchase for Leadstart Publishing, Rajesh has over a 15 years experience in managing business operations.
T. Vijay Kumar
T. Vijay KumarManager, Sales Support
Prior to his current role at Leadstart Publishing, Vijay worked in inventory management for five years, in Abu Dhabi.