All our consultants are alumni of the prestigious Indian School of Business (ISB), who have scored 700+ on the GMAT.

Chief Mentors

Neelam Chawla

Co-Founder & Chief Mentor

Neelam Chawla

Co-Founder & Chief Mentor

Mrs Neelam Chawla has more than 35 years of experience in the education sector. Over the years, she has held various roles across administration, operations and delivery of education. At Strategy4GMAT, she brings her wealth of experience to guide the core team in areas of vision, strategy and customer service.

Pooja Puri

Co-Founder & Chief Mentor

Pooja Puri

Co-Founder & Chief Mentor

Mrs. Pooja Puri is an entrepreneur in the education industry and has mentored and coached students in the K 12 segment. Strategy4GMAT is her vision of leveraging her experience in higher education.

Core Team

Abhishek Chawla

Co-CEO, ISB alumnus
Other offers: IIM A, Ross

Abhishek Chawla

Co-CEO, ISB alumnus

Passionate about education, he has helped various candidates achieve their dream score on the GMAT and get admission into top one year MBA programs including ISB and IIMs. Abhishek has worked with a global investment bank, a research and analytics firm and a leading e-commerce company in strategy roles. An avid reader and traveller, Abhishek also likes to play chess and follow the game of cricket.


Manan Puri

Co-CEO, ISB alumnus
Other offers: NUS, Great Lakes

Manan Puri

Co-CEO, ISB alumnus

Manan has over 8 years of experience across strategy, general management and private equity research roles with leading financial services firms. Over the years, he has successfully mentored numerous candidates through the MBA application process for schools such as ISB, NUS and IIMs. When not at work, you'd find Manan watching a movie (language no barrier) or a game of cricket.


Manas Arora

Consultant, ISB alumnus
Other : NYU Stern, Cornell, NUS, Nanyang

Manas Arora

Consultant, ISB alumnus

Manas has a keen interest in coaching and mentoring & has successfully guided candidates from different backgrounds through the ISB application process. Manashas worked extensively with major consulting brands and has gained significant exposure to the investment banking industry. Apart from his love for a variety of sports, he is a frequent visitor to the mountains and often heads out for trekking in the Himalayas.


Piyush Verma

Consultant, ISB alumnus
Other offers: Ross

Piyush Verma

Consultant, ISB alumnus

An IIT and ISB alumnus, Piyush has also scored 770 on the GMAT. He brings a wealth of experience from the IT, e-commerce and retail space and continuously innovates to add various strategic tools and frameworks to help candidates ace the GMAT. An avid blogger and quizzer, he also likes reading and travelling.


Gaurav Phogat

Consultant, ISB alumnus
Other offers: Smeal, Tippie (University of Iowa), Katz

Gaurav Phogat

Consultant, ISB alumnus

Disappointed with admissions consultants during his ISB application process, Gaurav now aims to help applicants realize their ISB dreamby mentoring and preparing them for what it takes to get into ISB.
A techie with entrepreneurial experience, Gaurav is someone who gets things done. With more than five years of work experience in Marketing, he specializes in business development and sales in a B2B setting.


Anurag Vengaveti

Consultant, ISB alumnus
Other offers: Applied only to ISB

Anurag Vengaveti

Consultant, ISB alumnus

An engineer by training from BITS Pilani and an ISB alumnus, Anurag worked in the IT industry and advised clients on transforming business through technology in Switzerland.
Passionate about management education, Anurag has helped various people get through their target B-schools both in India and abroad. He believes getting right guidance is key to success in business education and aims to help candidates achieve admission to their dream school.