Our Team

Some of the known industry stalwarts with proven experience have come together to form Team Melorra. Our team's passion for making fine jewellery accessible to modern day women is something that we take pride in!

Saroja Yeramilli

Founder & Promoter

Saroja Yeramilli

Founder & Promoter

With over 2 decades of experience in building successful brands in India and the USA, Saroja was responsible for transforming brand Tanishq into an aspirational jewellery brand in India. Her calling cards include launching Tanishq stores in USA and work-wear jewellery for the first time in the Indian jewellery industry.

Melorra was born of her passion for innovation, her decision to address the existing gap in the market and her extensive collaboration with industry bodies like World Gold Council, Diamond Trading Corporation (DeBeers) and Platinum Gold International.

Deepshikha Gupta

Senior Vice President - Design

Deepshikha Gupta

Senior Vice President - Design

An award-winning designer, panel speaker and jury member at several prestigious design competitions, Deepshikha has over 16 years of experience in the jewellery industry. She has previously served as the Creative Head of Sama Jewellery, a high-end couture jewellery manufacturer, and brings to Melorra a keen sense of design and aesthetics. An accessory design graduate from NIFT, Deepshikha’s design philosophy is guided by her passion for art.

Mayank Jha

Chief Technology Officer

Mayank Jha

Chief Technology Officer

Mayank is a seasoned technologist with 17 years of experience in both large companies and start-ups. His career spans across companies like Yahoo, Amazon, Thomson Reuters, HCL Technologies, Tesco and Golflan. He has led large teams, small teams and has also set up teams from scratch. His team was responsible for increasing conversions on the product pages for Amazon, globally. Mayank understands the finer nuances of e-commerce technology and has expertise in building highly scalable online shopping platforms.

Rajiv Kumaar

Vice President - Product

Rajiv Kumaar

Vice President - Product

Rajiv is a seasoned professional with 15+ years of experience in the Product domain. He has been associated with companies like Truecaller, Dailyhunt, Vizury in his career journey. In his last role at Truecaller, Rajiv led a team of 32 (product, engineering & operations) for Ads and drove 80% of Truecaller’s revenue. Rajiv has been instrumental in building products from scratch and scaling them to become profitable. At Melorra, Rajiv’s experience in User Personalization will help improve conversion rate and improve consumer experience

Deepnarayan Tripathi

Vice President - Human Resources

Deepnarayan Tripathi

Vice President - Human Resources

Deep is an HR professional with over 18 years of experience across various spheres of Human Resources. He has had exposure to a varied set of industries across IT &ITes, Financial, Legal services, Consulting, Telecom, Manufacturing and ecommerce. Prior to Melorra he worked with Lenskart, Unitedlex, Barclays and Concentrix across diverse capacities. He is a certified life and executive coach and holds industry best certifications on industry best HR and Learning modules. ​

Keyur Parekh

Head of Manufacturing​

Keyur Parekh

Head of Manufacturing​

Keyur comes with 18 + years of experience in the jewellery industry. He currently heads manufacturing and quality assurance for our products. Keyur has been with Melorra for the past 5 years and has been instrumental in streamlining our manufacturing and allied processes. He shares a very strong relationship with all manufacturing partners. In the past Keyur has worked with organizations like Rosy Blue, Khazana etc. Apart from manufacturing he has also a strong interest in new product development.

Suman Verma

Head of Merchandising​

Suman Verma

Head of Merchandising​

Suman Verma has completed her PGDM from IIM Bangalore and B.Tech from NIT, Jaipur. She has around 11 years of experience in offline and online retail. She has worked with Reliance Trends, Snapdeal and C-DoT and has handled various lifestyle categories such as apparel, accessories and footwear. She is currently heading the merchandizing function at Melorra.​

Vivek Jhawar

Head of Retail​

Vivek Jhawar

Head of Retail​

Vivek is an MBA from SP Jain and comes with 14+ years of retail experience. In the past he has been responsible for managing retail roles in both Expansion and Operations. Vivek was responsible for the expansion of the retail foot print for companies like Biba recently and Pantaloons ( Aditya Birla Group) in the past. At Melorra he will be responsible for establishing our offline presence.​

Prashant Prabhakar

Head of Operations & Customer Service​

Prashant Prabhakar

Head of Operations & Customer Service​

Prasanth comes with 18 years of experience post a MBA from Narsee Monjee. In his career he has gathered expertise on running large operations and customer servicing teams for organizations like Vogo, Nestaway and Flipkart. Prashant was responsible for setting up Flipkart’s customer care team in 2011. ​

Naveen Duggal

Chief Financial Officer​

Naveen Duggal

Chief Financial Officer​

Naveen is a seasoned Finance professional with 25+ years of experience into various aspects of Finance and Management. His career spans across FMCG and Retail companies like Health & Glow; Kaya; Bunge; Marico Ltd. He holds his expertise in Compliance; M&A support; integration management and strategic management of company from a financial perspective. Apart from core competency in Finance have managed Commercial & Supply Chain in both retail & manufacturing environment. Experienced in working in diverse culture & geographies across S-E Asia through strong people management skills. ​

Kushal Singh

Vice President - Marketing​

Kushal Singh

Vice President - Marketing​

Kushal is a Sales & Marketing professional with more than 14 years of experience. He has worked across categories like stationery, foods, beverages, and personal care in organisations like ITC, Carlsberg India and Jubilant FoodWorks. He is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta. In his last stint he was leading the brand and growth verticals for Domino’s India and scaling their online commerce platforms. He is passionate about building brands and building teams that come together to deliver growth. ​