Sumeet Mehta Chief Executive Officer
Sumeet Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, Zee Learn Ltd has been associated with Zee's Education business for over 3 years. He joined the group as Chief Operating Officer of Zee Interactive Learning Systems (ZILS) in 2007 and then took over as Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2008 prior to ETC Networks Ltd's merger with ZILS. Since then, he has been at the helm of the Education business of ETC Networks Limited till its merger with ZEEL in Jan 2010 and now continues to run Zee Learn Limited in its independent avatar. Prior to joining Zee's education business, Sumeet was with Procter & Gamble Ltd. for over 8 years in various brand management roles across Asia Pacific based in Mumbai and Singapore.
Under his leadership, the turnover of Education business has grown from INR 250 million in 2008-09 to a projected INR 400 million in 2010-11. During this period, Zee Learn's education network has grown to over 30 Mount Litera Schools, over 700 Kidzee Preschools and more than 25 Zee Institute of Creative Art. He has led the company to develop best-in-class pedagogies in schools and preschools, namely Litera Octave and Illume respectively. Under his guidance, Zee Learn has recently forayed into School Solutions business and Public Private Partnerships with Government in addition to its existing franchise and school partnership businesses.
An alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad, Sumeet is intensely passionate about education. He firmly believes that education can transform the population of India into its most prized asset. He is committed to transforming the rote-learning based assembly line education prevalent today to a constructivist, value based education in which children fall in love with learning and as a result, achieve their true potential.« Back