Ananth Narayanan, Founder of Mensa Brands

Ananth Narayanan, Founder of Mensa Brands

Ananth Narayanan is the founder of Mensa Brands. Mensa brands looks to invest into and work with founders of digital first brands and scale them globally.

Most recently he was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Medlife which he successfully merged into Pharmeasy to create the largest e-health company in India, with business verticals including pharmacy, diagnostics and e-consultation. Prior to this he served as the CEO of Myntra, the country’s largest platform for fashion and lifestyle products. Under his leadership, the company witnessed 6x growth in a span of 3.5 years, while improving profitability, with the right foundation for long term success. He also bought Jabong a competitor and integrated it into Myntra

Featured as one of “India’s Hottest 40 under 40 Business Leaders” in 2014, Ananth has deep expertise in driving performance improvement and product development. Prior to joining Myntra, Ananth was a senior partner at Mckinsey & Company for 15 years and has worked across four offices (Chicago, Shanghai, Taipei and Chennai. Ananth serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Marico and is an active member of YPO, the global community of young leaders and chief executives. He is a part of the Champions of Change, Transformation Conclave set up by Niti Aayog, under the aegis of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. He is also on the Board of Arghyam, a foundation set up by Rohini Nilekani to improve access to safe water. He is an active member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and is also on the Industry Advisory Board of the University of Michigan.