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.
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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.
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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.
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Chandralekha Maitra
Chandralekha MaitraExecutive Director, Editorial & Human Resources
With two decades experience as a book publishing professional.
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Madhavi Purohit
Madhavi PurohitExecutive Director, Editorial
With over two decades writing and editing experience with various newspapers and magazines.
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Mishta Roy
Mishta RoyExecutive Director, Leadstart Design Studio
A graphic designer with a BFA (First Class First) from Delhi College of Arts.
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Manohar Chapa
Manohar ChapaHead, Sales : Western India
With 18 years retail experience, spread over various business domains.
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Ramu K.
Ramu K.Head, Sales : Southern India
A veteran of the book trade, Ramu has 15 years extensive experience in the domain.
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Arijit Haldar
Arijit Haldar Head, Sales : Eastern India, Bhutan & Bangaldesh
With more than 15 years experience in book sales and distribution.
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Mahendra Rawat
Mahendra RawatHead, Sales : Northern India & Nepal
With more than six years experience in book sales and distribution.
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Chandravadan Shiroorkar
Chandravadan ShiroorkarGraphic Designer, Leadstart Design Studio
A graphic designer and hardware engineer, Chandravadan has 15 years experience .
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Iftikar Shaikh
Iftikar ShaikhManger, Finance
With a decade of work experience prior to joining Leadstart Publishing.
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Rajesh Bale
Rajesh BaleManager, Purchase
Heading purchase for Leadstart Publishing, Rajesh has over a 15 years experience in managing business operations.
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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.
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