Meet the Team

Hardworking faces behind Chai Thela who are giving their best to let the company reach on its desired goals.

Founder & CEO

Pankaj Judge

An alumnus of IIT Kharagpur , always wanted to do something in chai sector because of his love towards chai. His love can be deduced from his words like “No one says no to Chai”, “Chai is never bad”, “If you cut me, I would bleed chai”. This is not his sole step towards entrepreneurship. Prior to this, he started a company called Jiyo India in Kolkata which was into healthy snacks through QSR model and also has an experience of working with Oracle. He also has a good sense of humour and is a huge fan of movies.


Maninder Singh

Had done MBA in Retail Management and has an experience of more than 11 years on his back with the prestigious brands like Adidas, Shoppers Stop and Chai Point. He is also passionate for chai and had an experience of handling the entire city for Chai Point. Apart from making chai, he loves cooking and travelling, Being in Operations & Product availability he earned so much of Experience that now he is Handling all the New store Opening with keeping a check on Operations as well.

Country & Operations Head

Gagan Batra

Done his BA from Manav Bharti, after that done his BHM from RIG Institute , Greater Noida has an Experience of more than 9.5 years with the Prestigious Brands like Taj Mann Singh Hotel, Crown Plaza, Gurugram , MC Donald’s & Chaayos.

Currently working with Chai Thela from Past 3 Years. Working in Operations Team since the Day he Joined and Operating things so well that his Hard Work Rewarded him with the Position of Country Head. Handling tasks and managing things well are some of his Hobbies.

Anil Negi

Lead People & Culture

Srishti Chawla

Design Head & Project Executive

Manju Kashyap

Accounts Executive

Rajiv Kumar

Warehouse Manager

Chitranjan Pandey

Accounts Head

Sagar Sharma

Area Manager (Delhi NCR)


Area Manager(Highways)

Bhuvan Chandra

IT Head

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