Saiprasad Palekar

SVP, Finance & Strategy at BYJU’S

Saiprasad Palekar is the SVP of Finance & Strategy at BYJU'S. Saiprasad has over fifteen years of experience in finance, audit, and transaction advisory services.

Palekar started their career at Deloitte India in 2005 as an assistant manager in the audit and advisory department. Saiprasad quickly rose through the ranks and became a manager in the Transaction Advisory Services department in 2015. In this role, they were responsible for financial due diligence and financial plan reviews for mergers and acquisitions.

In April 2013, they left Deloitte to join BYJU'S as their finance manager. Saiprasad was responsible for leading the finance and audit teams at BYJU'S. In March 2015, they were promoted to SVP of Finance & Strategy. In this role, they are responsible for BYJU'S overall financial strategy and planning.

Prior to joining BYJU'S, Palekar also worked at Nanoheal and Grant Thornton India LLP.

Saiprasad Palekar is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Saiprasad has also done Diploma in International Financial Reporting from ACCA and DBF from The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. Saiprasad has completed their BCom in Accounts, Audit and Financial Management from Karnatak University. Saiprasad has also received certification from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in Chief Financial Officer Programme (CFO).

Some individuals on their team include Prabhat Mittal - VP, FP&A & Procurement, Utsav Goswami - VP, M&A, and Raghav Kulkarni - VP, Business Finance & Strategy. Saiprasad Palekar reports to Byju Raveendran, Co-Founder & CEO. They work with Ranjit Radhakrishnan - Chief Product Officer, Sajid Shariff - SVP, Global Head of Growth, and JP Schuerman - Head of PR & Communications, International Expansion.

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