Key People


murugavel janakiraman - managing director of matrimony

Murugavel Janakiraman,

Chairman & Managing Director

From launching a community site for Tamil NRIs while working in United States, Murugavel has had a long innings in matchmaking. The potential in the idea of integrating matchmaking with technology led to the launch of TamilMatrimony first and then BharatMatrimony. The fact that he found his wife Deepa, through his own matchmaking site is proof of his belief in his own products.

A graduate in Statistics from Presidency College, Chennai he earned his Masters in Computer Application from the University of Madras. His entrepreneurial success continues to win him many accolades and honours.

  • The Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce honoured him as one of the Top 5 Asian Indian Businessmen in the US below the age of 35.
  • He was also honoured by the India Today Group as the "Business Icon of the Year.”
  • He was nominated twice by The Economic Times for the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award.
  • Besides being awarded Digital Entrepreneur of the Year by WAT, he was also Chairman Emeritus of the IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India). .
  • He was elected Chairman of CII - Chennai Zone for 2022-23.
saichithra - chief product officer of matrimony

Saichithra S

Chief Product Officer

Sai has been with since the year 2000, joining as a programmer. She's held her current position since 2013, leading product development for BharatMatrimony, Community Matrimony and other wedding services across portals, mobile apps & sites. A gold medallist and University topper with a Master's degree in Computer Applications, Sai is passionate about building customer-centric products.

sushanth pai - chief financial officer

sushanth pai

Chief Financial Officer

Sushanth brings over 25 years of rich and varied experience across Technology, Finance and Advisory domains. His academic credentials include commerce education from Sydenham College (Mumbai) and CA from ICAI. He previous stints include Mindtree Limited as Associate Vice President - Finance. Before that he was with GE Capital International Services and KPMG.

chandrasekar - chief technology operations officer

Chandrasekar R

Chief Technology Operation and Infrastructure Officer

With nearly three decades of experience in Software Development and Technology Operations, Chandrasekar holds a Master's Degree in Computer Applications from the Bharathidasan University and Postgraduate Diploma in Management from LIBA. He has previously worked with SIFY Ltd ,GE Countrywide(GE Capital India) and Reliance Industries Limited.

kiran vijayakumar - head - product engineering

kiran vijayakumar

Vice President - Technology

Working across retail, telecom, enterprise computing and education Kiran has garnered 25 years of experience in product engineering. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum. He earlier worked with Wipro and Cognizant.

arjun bhatia - chief marketing officer

Arjun Bhatia

Chief Marketing Officer

Arjun has 20 years of experience in the marketing space across eCommerce, Smartphones, Consumer Electronics, FMCG and Technology industries. His academic credentials include an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi and an engineering degree from Delhi College of Engineering. His previous work experience has been with global brands such as Samsung India Electronics, IBM, Motorola and ITC Limited.