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Published on November 2, 2021
Board Of Advisors
Visionaries who have shaped The Big Red Group to become the organisation that it is today.
Alok is currently the Managing Director at SAIF Partners. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Freecharge (acquired by Snapdeal) and COO of RedBus (acquired by Goibibo). Before his startup stints, Alok spent 5 years at Google in Bangalore and Mountain View in various product roles. Alok holds an MBA from India School of Business and a B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. Alok was listed in the Fortune India 40 under 40 lists for 2014.
Meeta is a writer, speaker, consultant, and advisor on education and skills. Meeta is the founder of #EduIn, an online discussion that brings hundreds of participants together every month on key education issues. She has been a member of the FICCI Skills Development Forum, and is on the National Council of NISA (Budget Private Schools). She has been Senior Advisor, Centre for Civil Society, is on the India Advisory Board of STIR Education. and is a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar.
Meeta has worked both as a policy observer and at the coalface of education in the UK and India. She has catalyzed several academic start-ups including the India Centre at the London Business School, Commonwealth Business Council, and the Richmond Business School. She has been an investment banker, a researcher, an editor, a teacher, and is an alumna of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Arun is the Co-founder and CEO of Thunkable, a Y Combinator-backed startup where anyone can build their own mobile apps. Thunkable is based on Arun’s work with MIT App Inventor, which he worked on during his SB and MEng at MIT. Recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30, Arun has held a variety of leading roles at technology companies, including Quizlet, Khan Academy, Aspiring Minds, and Google. Outside of the office, Arun conducts orchestras and plays viola and mridangam in several SF-based music groups.