The Mercer | Mettl Leadership Team

Siddhartha Gupta

Chief Executive Officer

Siddhartha envisions to elevate Mercer I Mettl to realize its vision of becoming the next unicorn to emerge from the Indian startup ecosystem & establish itself as the largest assessment entity globally. A feat, he believes, made accessible because of joining hands with Mercer, a global leader in HR Consulting and a wholly-owned subsidiary of highly credible Marsh & McLennan Companies. Before Mercer I Mettl, in a career spanning two decades, he has held key leadership positions at global IT companies such as HP and SAP. He has been instrumental in building several business verticals from scratch and scaling them. Siddhartha holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Xavier Institute of Management.

Anirban Barman Roy

Chief Revenue Officer (Corporate)
Anirbans ability to anticipate business challenges and offer intelligent solutions has helped Mercer | Mettl transform into a steady state from a start-up. Throughout his career, Anirban has held strategic positions in a lot of organisations the likes of which are Lebua Hotels and Resorts and Manipal Global Education Services. He holds an MBA degree in Finance & Marketing from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

Tarun Girdhar

Chief Operations Officer
Over the last decade & a half, Tarun has had the good fortune of working with large Global Organizations as well as Start-ups that have seen successful exits. With experience across Internet/Technology, Retail & EdTech, he has helped clients (globally) to adopt tech for better experience/outcomes. Tarun has had the opportunity to lead large Sales/ Operations teams and enabled them to meet their goals. With expertise in P&L, Sales & Operations, he has been able to successfully launch new products/ businesses and manage them at scale.

Sharad Sharma

Chief Product Officer
Sharad has almost 20 years of experience in technology & product management across the mobile & web in B2B & B2C domains. Before joining Mercer Mettl, Sharad has held vital technology & product positions at global tech giants such as Motorola, Nokia, Accenture & Wipro, as well as consumer internet startups like Nimbuzz. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Mumbai.

Sriram Palepu

Chief Finance Officer
Sriram has more than 13 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Corporate Strategy, Fundraising and M&A. He has diverse experience working in Technology, Telecom, Pharma, Healthcare and Manufacturing sectors across India and South East Asia. In the past, he has worked with McKinsey & Co, Aircel, Cairn India, and Knowlarity. He is an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management and B.Tech Degree in Civil engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

Amit P. Singh

Chief Technology Officer
Amit is a senior technology professional with more than 19 years of experience and has served as CTO and at other leadership positions across education, publishing, retail and IT Services sectors. During his past tenure he has led product development, engineering and IT operation functions at enterprise level while managing global teams of various scale and sizes. He has worked extensively in building out the technology functions while ensuring its alignment with business goals and enabling it to scale with growth.

Vineet Singh

Chief Marketing Officer
An alumni of IIT Kharagpur and Cornell University, Vineet has two decades of global experience building functional marketing teams. He has led a team size of more than 450 in various geographies and industries such as automobile, retail, health, education, as well as BFSI and FMCG sectors. In his previous stints, he was the Co-Founder and CMO of CopperBridge Media and Appylika.

Radhika Katyal

Vice President - Strategy
Radhika comes with six years of consulting and technical experience owing to her association with The Boston Consulting Group and NVIDIA. She holds an MBA degree in Business, Management & Marketing from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore along with a B.Tech degree in Electrical and Electronics from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka. Radhika has been a national-level swimmer who hasnt lost touch with the art.

Nachiketa Chandra

Head of Global Solution Engineering
Nachiketa has over 19 years of experience in strategy formulation, creating GTM plans, understanding customer insights, new product development, marketing, and online advertising in HR tech, Ed-tech, eCommerce and hospitality industry. Her experience at Infoedge(,, Zomato and Mettl makes her a start-up Ninja with the core strength of being a product manager at heart. She brings a high degree of business focus and customer centric attitude in her work. She is a natural multi-tasker with a talent for conceptualizing, planning, executing and managing complex projects and client deliverables under aggressive timelines. She is a firm believer in teamwork and driving productivity improvement

Subhro Kanti Bera

Vice President - Content
Subhro has over five years of experience working across multiple industries like Banking, Insurance, Sports & Fitness, Digital, Human Resources across big multinational firms and startups like Accenture and Google. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in General Management and B.Tech Degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Kangan Shekhar

Vice President - Human Resources & Special Projects
Kangan is a Principal Consultant at Mercer and is currently leading the integration of a Mercer acquired organisation globally. She has over 15 years of rewards experience across her consulting and corporate roles. She has worked on design and deployment of broad based rewards in alignment with the other organizational processes, planning and administration of Merit Increase process for organizations and job evaluation experience for green-field and mid to large - sized organizations in India and overseas. Kangan has had experience in developing HR function for greenfield organizations both in India and overseas, apart from leading teams in the merger and acquisition space across multiple industries, including Banking and Financial services, Hi-Tech and Pharmaceuticals.

Our Founders

Ketan Kapoor

Co - Founder and Ex - CEO

A technopreneur Ketan has spent a significant part of his professional life involved with start-ups, providing him with the necessary vision and acumen to build a company from the ground up. Before co-founding Mettl, Ketan led the marketing division at Isango. Before this, he was also instrumental in setting up the eco-system for Indias first mobile payment & transaction platform at Indepay Networks. Ketan holds an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and B.Tech Degree in Industrial Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Tonmoy Shingal

Co - Founder and Ex - COO

In 2010, Tonmoy co-founded Mettl and has been instrumental in technology and product development, building analytics and data science teams. He has also played a key role in establishing operational structures for the marketing, finance, and HR teams in the company. He began his career at Texas Instruments as a digital design engineer and holds three patents in security algorithm designs. Following this, he went on to work at Boston Consulting Group as a Senior Associate. Tonmoy holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.