Teachmint appoints Farhan Hazarika as head of talent management — People Matters
Education infrastructure startup Teachmint has appointed Farhan Hazarika as head of talent management to lead talent strategy.
With nearly 14 years of HR experience in startups, ITES, manufacturing, coworking and e-commerce, Hazarika will play a vital role in furthering Teachmint’s vision of creating a highly competitive team for transforming the education ecosystem around the world.
Hazarika joins Teachmint from Meesho where he was responsible for developing the organization’s hiring strategy and scaling the strengths and capabilities of multiple teams. Prior to Meesho, he led teams at dynamic organizations such as 91 Springboards, CoWrks, Denso Kirloskar and many others.
During her new innings at Teachmint, Hazarika will bring her vast experience to focus on various aspects of talent strategy, including talent acquisition, performance management, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and development. of leading HR practices to further strengthen the corporate culture, the company said. in a report.
“As an organization, we are committed to creating a culture of tremendous learning and growth; where each member of the team has a defined career path that we develop together. Farhan, with his outstanding experience and phenomenal ideas, is a great addition to our vision and we look forward to partnering with him to further strengthen our teams and create a truly great culture,” said Kapil Vardhan, CHRO, Teachmint Group.
“Coming from a family with a strong foundation in the education sector, I recognize the value and impact that Teachmint’s ‘infra’ innovation can create and believe there is no better time to be here than now! Leadership’s commitment to building a phenomenal and collaborative culture is also remarkable and I look forward to being part of this explosive journey,” added Hazarika.
Founded in 2020 by Mihir Gupta, Payoj Jain, Divyansh Bordia and Anshuman Kumar, Teachmint has raised $118m to date and is backed by top international and Indian investors such as Rocketship.vc, Lightspeed, Learn Capital, Goodwater Capital, Vulcan Capital, Better Capital, CM Ventures, Epiq Capital and Titan Capital.