We're a bunch of outliers and paradoxical personalities who have come together in the pursuit of one goal- the disruption of eye-wear industry in India.
You want to know who we are?
Meet our HQ team below. Come, you can sit with us!
Co-founder. Passionate about revolutionising access to eyewear in India. Loves to listen to audio-books while on the run! Hooked to Netflix, Task-master. Early morning riser.
Education: McGill University, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Previous Gigs: Miscrosoft, Searchmycampus.com, Lenskart.com
One word that describes how he works: Swift
His favourite pair of JJs: These timeless eyeglassesPeyush BansalZeus of John Jacobs Family. Task Juggler.
She’s a scuba diver, a Nadal-fanatic (yes - restraining order underway) & a sustainable fashion yogi.
Education: Imperial College London, London School of Economics, London College of Fashion
Previous gigs: Intellecap, Dalberg, Satva Living (E-commerce), Hugo Boss & Mango (Retail)
Her favourite 3AM snack: Freshly cooked agli-oli + pecorino pasta!
Her favourite pair of John Jacobs: This pair of Rodeo Drive sunnies!Komal AidasaniOnline Business Thor, Lifestyle Brand Expert. Taskmaster.
He’s a photographer, storyteller, punster & a massive Liverpool supporter. Also, in a love-hate relationship with advertising agencies.
Education: Cass Business School
Previous gigs: Ogilvy, Dentsu
Quote he lives by: “If god's watching, at least be entertaining.”
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: The ones which are now out of stock!Punya VatsBrand Manager and Creative Conceptualiser. Communications expert.
Passionate about riding horses, discovering new tunes and places. Other passions are yet to come out of the closet, targeting revealing on turning 25, though.
Education: MBA, Indian Institute of Planning & Management
Previous gigs: Lenskart
His ideal Saturday night is: The one with no recollection of it the next day!
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: This quirky round-shaped pair!Ratul BansalThe Eyewear guy. Jack of all trades, master of Bengaluru business.
Avid traveller, road tripper, dad to a naughty kid, currently specialising in iPhone photography taking the chrome filter places.
Education: Delhi University & Indian Institute of Fashion Technology
Previous Gigs: Reliance Industries Limited, Aditya Birla Retail Limited, TATA Industries, DELL & Lenskart.
Three things he loves to click, in the order of liking: Nature, Fireworks & Underwater photography.
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: This pair of must-have wayfarers.Gaurav KapoorRetail Operations Specialist, leading the store expansion footprint. The white hair amongst all the brawn.
Mr Extrovert. Manchester United is forever love, electronic music comes a close second. When not at a Coldplay concert, seen yacht jumping in Ibiza.
Education: Amity School of Business
Previous gigs: Godrej, Saint-Gobain, Zomato, Rocket Internet
A song that describes his current state of mind: Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: This pair of cool & casual wayfarers.
Kunal ChaudharyRuns the Delhi business, cracked International expansion, orchestrating growth across Marketplaces & MBOs. Basically, your revenue guy!
Dogs, Dubai musings and Rock n’ Roll. He’s a self-taught artist, musician, gamer and an obsessive pet-parent! Enjoying his fling before the ring.
Education: Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Previous gigs: Havas Worldwide ME, Leo Burnett Dubai
His all time favourite movies: Star Wars series
His favourite Pair of John Jacobs: Cool & casual pair of aviatorsAakreit SachdevaChalk, Slate and Aakreit = Creative campaigns.
She’s a sustainable fashion activist, thrives in startup environment, wordsmith, runner and a collector of tribal jewellery. Also, the reason you love John Jacobs’ emailers.
Education: National Institute of Fashion Technology
Previous gigs: Fabindia, Madura Garments (E-commerce), Snapdeal, Scoopwhoop
Her favourite F words: Future. Female. Fashion.
Her favourite Pair of John Jacobs: This loud & proud Rodeo Drive pair!Rini BankhwalOnline Marketer & Content Composer. Grammar Nazi.
Travelling alone is his first love. Basketball is second. Rest everything gets third place in his books. Most likely to be spotted in office while others are still snoozing alarms.
Previous gigs: Groupon, Nearbuy, Reckitt Benckiser
Education: University of Delhi
Three things you’d always find in his refrigerator: Chocolates, Chocolates and some more chocolates.
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: This pair of ombre eyeglassesAnuj DattaGrowth Marketer & Backbone to Online Operations
Will say yes to delicious Margaritas. Will laugh at cat videos. Will make it to at least the 2nd round of MasterChef.
Education: Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University
Previous gigs: Denstu, McCann Worldgroup, Animal and Hyper
If she were a cocktail, she’d be: Old Fashioned.
Her favourite Pair of John Jacobs: Rodeo drive all the way!Gargi YadavBrand partnership builder, mother of off-kilter ideas & the protector of great work.
Sweet and Salty- a culmination of contradictions! An ace Mimosa drinker. When not in office, can be found pigging out at Coast Cafe.
Education: BITS, ESADE
Previous Gigs: Myolo
Tequila or Jagerbombs: Jagerbombs always.
Her favourite pair of John Jacobs: Cat-eyed quirky-ness of this pair.Isha JainDreamer. Hustler. Currently indulging in Strategy & New Initiatives.
Liverpool FC fanatic. Can kick ass at FIFA. Steadily checking off his bucket list to explore hidden tourist gems of the world & attend global music festivals.
Education: Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
Previous gigs: Fresh out of college but internships with Jim Beam, UN, Deloitte
The quote he lives by: ”The goal is to die with memories and not with dreams.”
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: This pair of dapper sunglasses!
Rachit JawaraniRetail Marketing & Business Operations Executive on Paper, Fashion Consultant at heart!
Gamer who is thrilled about driving (at 20kmph). In love with Photoshop and excessive amounts of sleep.
Education: Maya Academy of Advance Cinematics
Previous gigs: Mogae Digital, Cherry Tomatoes, DoneByNone
One thing that makes him happy: Rum and Coke. Large.
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: Aviators for high-speed drivers!Yatin BhatiaCreative Worm. Designer. GIF creator.
Tiger. Traffic-Gen. Passionate about going back to his roots and uplifting communities through technology.
Education: Institute of Management Studies
Previous gigs: Cleartrip, Croma, Sony Electronics, Mobikwik, American Swan
His all time favourite movies are: Wolf of wall street, Cinderella Man, Pearl Harbor.
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: Breezy & fun like the Marine Drive!Saransh SinghDrives traffic and sales, digitally.
Lives for exploring new destinations and new music artists. Skydiving remains to be the most memorable experience. Hopeless romantic, still sporting the spiky hairstyle.
Education: Delhi University
Previous gigs: Wonder Outdoors, Jabong, Helpchat (Tapzo), Mccann Erickson
Tequila or Jagerbombs?: Tequila with a lot of Jagerbombs ;)
His favorite pair of John Jacobs: Quirky awesomeness that is this pair!Sunny DuaOrder Management and Customer Service delivery. Reason you get your orders on time!
Culinary art and wanderlusting are true loves! Or both of them together. Takes on new challenges with a smile.
Education: Manav Rachna International University
Previous gigs: Convergys, Teleperformance, Meritnation.com
Three things he’s take on a trip: Hookah, his collection of music & flip flops.
His favourite pair of John Jacobs: Rimless exuberance that is this pair!Dheeraj GandhiPre-Sales and the voice on the other side of the phone.