​​​Who We Are
We are a boutique retained search firm with a firm belief that we can help you in finding leaders in your domain and vertical and be a trusted partner in your growth! We believe in ourselves and understand the business in its true sense that helps in building a collaborative and healthy relationship with our clients, which is the backbone of this business. 

Celites understands the urgency and the utmost importance of human capital and act as a business partner with you. Our motto being "We are successful when our customer is successful" always keep us on our toes and we never sit back till the task is done as per your complete satisfaction. Our style of functioning is simple yet full of hardwork, collaboration and responsiveness.

Foundation of Celites also has some solid pillars in terms of Trust, Integrity, and Knowledge associated with it which is holding it's solid structure. 


 

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Sanjiv Mittu has over 20 years of professional experience in Human Resources, Recruitment &  Business Operations. Sanjiv worked with start-ups to build global teams beyond the United States. He understands the business trends and major emerging areas including SaaS/Cloud, Big Data, Enterprise Technology, and Information Technology sectors.  

Sanjiv, known for his business networking skills, is passionate about what he does and brings his years of global startup experience, entrepreneurship exposure, domain expertise and professional HR knowledge to the table.  


Prior to this Sanjiv was Sr. Director/HR head, Global Human Resources and Recruitment for Aryaka Networks Inc. (A SDWAN Company). He was Director, Human Resources for Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai). He also worked as Head of HR at Cymbal Corporation (acquired by Patni Computers) and was responsible for global hiring and company-wide HR related matters.


Sanjiv has an MBA degree in Human Resources and Marketing from University Business School, Chandigarh (INDIA) and Management course in Human Resources from Cornell University, New York (USA)


​Contact: sanjiv@celites.com
FOUNDING PARTNER 

PARTNER

Narayanan Soundararajan has over 20 years of professional experience across Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Strategy, Enterprise Technology, and Cross-border M&A. Narayanan also worked with and set up PE funds and have helped companies in leveraging debt financing in the UK, Middle East and Europe.

Experienced Chief Executive Officer and entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Technologies and Wall Street. Strong business development professional skilled in Corporate Finance, Brand building, Software Engineering, Leadership, Financial Structuring, and Global Expansion.

Narayanan has worked with world-class companies including Lehman Borthers, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, TCS and Royal Bank Of Scotland. Further, he earned his B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Madras and MBA in Finance & Accounting from Stern School of Business (NYU), New York. 

Contact: vsn@celites.com