Sivaranjani Venkatesan – Verbal Trainer
Sivaranjani Venkatesan is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur. Before pursuing her MBA, she worked at TCS for 5 years, and post the degree, she explored new horizons by entering the Product Management field in a startup. But something still didn’t feel right. After a lot of introspection, she discovered her passion for training. She thoroughly enjoyed her GMAT journey (her score - 720) and the thrill of applying to top MBA universities. She enjoys helping students overcome challenges she once faced, while at the same time, facing and solving new challenges while teaching. Outside the academic arena, Sivaranjani is a singer, an artist and an avid reader.
Arun Jagannathan – Verbal trainer
Arun, founder and CEO at CrackVerbal, has trained and mentored over 4000 students for the GMAT, GRE and applications in the past 11 years. Arun has personally designed the CrackVerbal GMAT curriculum from the ground up to include every feature he saw as missing in traditional courses and has also devised all-new techniques to help out students. He is an active and well-respected member on popular online GMAT forums such as Pagalguy.com (member since 2003, and one of the official MBA consultants), beatthegmat.com and gmatclub.com. Follow Arun on LinkedIn
Aditya Kumar – Quant Trainer
Aditya is an engineer by qualification, an alumnus of the famous M.S Ramaih institute of Technology. His foray into teaching was a serendipitious accident, but once he discovered how good he was at it, he has not looked back. He has 3 years of test-prep experience, teaching GMAT, GRE and SAT. His super-power is his ability to uncomplicate a tangled mess of information into simple, byte-sized facts. He loves numbers and think they tell a story, if you listen closely enough. His favorite pursuits on a weekend are reading, playing football, and heading to the newest zomato-recommended restaurant on the block.Follow Aditya on LinkedIn.
Monika Kamath – Verbal Trainer
Monika Kamath has a 750 on the GMAT and currently heads the client facing division for a very popular Investment management company. 7 years since her first class, Monika still enjoys guiding students face the challenge she once faced – the GMAT. In her spare time she finds herself concentrating on fitness and is also lured by the art of story-telling. Follow Monica on LinkedIn.
Sannidhi Jhala – Verbal Trainer
Sannidhi has over 5 years of experience across the operations field. She is an alumnus of Indian School of Business -Hyderabad, majoring in Marketing & Strategy and is currently working for beverage giant, Coca-Cola as an Area Key Accounts Manager. At CrackVerbal, she is both an admissions consultant and a GMAT trainer with a focus on teaching RC the right way! Follow Sannidhi on LinkedIn.
Shrikant Singh – Verbal Trainer
Shrikant is an alumnus of ISB Hyderabad and IIT Kharagpur. He has 4 years of work experience in Analytics pre MBA and is currently part of the Amazon India Business team as a Sr. Category Manager. A travel junkie at heart, Shrikant has a special affinity to Goa and visits the place once every quarter. He loves using humor to teach his students as he believes it aids in their learning process and is always on the lookout for new opportunities to engage his class. Follow Shrikant on Linkedin.
Savio D’Souza – Verbal Trainer
Savio is as alumnus of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Despite having an enriching corporate working experience, Savio likes spending his weekends with GMAT aspirants giving them all it takes to ace the GMAT. His students like him for the energy he exudes in class. Follow Savio on LinkedIn.
Manoj Puthanveetil – Verbal Trainer
Manoj is a Management Graduate from the University of Leicester, UK. After working in various roles with different companies, he discovered his passion for training and has been in the industry for over 3 years. He is a certified TESOL trainer through Oxford Trinity College, London and has brought his love for and strength in the English language into Verbal training for competitive exams such as GRE, GMAT, SAT, IELTS and TOEFL. He believes that the classroom is his stage and brings all his energy into the classroom to put on a very engaging and informative show.