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

Head of Technology

Mayank Jha

Head of Technology

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.

Bharat Bhartia

Vice President - Human Resources

Bharat Bhartia

Vice President - Human Resources

Bharat comes with over 16 years of experience in Human Resources and leads the People Function at Melorra. Prior to joining Melorra, Bharat was leading recruiting and human resources for the captive centre of a Fortune 500 company. His areas of expertise lie in recruitment, talent management, learning and development.

Sharat Krishnan

Head of Marketing

Sharat Krishnan

Head of Marketing

Sharat has worked for over a decade in various industries like fashion, jewellery, food, education, and real estate. Having led marketing and growth for brands like Myntra and BlueStone, he is passionate about building teams and forming communities of business leaders interested in contributing to growth. He has also had an entrepreneurship stint as the Co-Founder of Ethnic Bay and has worked as an independent marketing consulting with brands like Puma India, Scripbox and Licious.

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. ​