Education infrastructure startup Teachmint has appointed Farhan Hazarika as the head of talent management to lead talent strategy.
With close to 14 years of experience in human resources across startups, ITES, manufacturing, co-working, and e-commerce industries, Hazarika will play a critical role in furthering Teachmint’s vision of building a highly competitive team to transform the education ecosystem across the world.
Hazarika joins Teachmint from Meesho where he was responsible for developing the organisation’s hiring strategy and scaling strengths and capabilities across multiple teams. Prior to Meesho, he led teams across dynamic organisations like 91 Springboards, CoWrks, Denso Kirloskar and more.
In his fresh innings at Teachmint, Hazarika will bring his wealth of experience to focus on various aspects of talent strategy including talent acquisition, performance management, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and developing cutting-edge people practices to further strengthen company culture, the company said in a statement.
“As an organisation, we are committed to creating a culture of immense learning and growth; where every single team member has a defined career journey which we nurture together. Farhan, with his outstanding experience and phenomenal ideas is a great addition to our vision and we look forward to partnering with him in further scaling our teams and building a truly formidable culture,” said Kapil Vardhan, CHRO, Teachmint Group.
“Coming from a family with a strong foundation in the education sector, I recognise the value and impact Teachmint’s ‘infra’ innovation can create and believe that there is no better time to be here than now! The leadership’s commitment to building a phenomenal and collaborative culture is also remarkable and I look forward to being a part of this explosive journey,” added Hazarika.
Founded in 2020 by Mihir Gupta, Payoj Jain, Divyansh Bordia and Anshuman Kumar, Teachmint has raised $118 million till date and is backed by leading International and Indian investors such as Rocketship.vc, Lightspeed, Learn Capital, Goodwater Capital, Vulcan Capital, Better Capital, CM Ventures, Epiq Capital and Titan Capital.