About the speaker
Mayank Kumar is the Founder and CEO of UpGrad, India’s first full-fledged online education company. Mayank co-founded UpGrad together with serial entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala and secured $16m of capital in funding.
Before founding UpGrad, Mayank was Vice President Education at Bertelsmann, Europe’s largest media and education conglomerate. In this capacity, Mayank further served as Board Member of iNurture (www.inurture.com) Prior to joining Bertelsmann, Mayank was a Senior Principal at The Parthenon Group, where he advised and participated in deals worth $1.5bn flowing into the education sector.
Before joining The Parthenon Group, Mayank worked at the Tata Strategic Management Group, Mayank holds a BTech from IIT Delhi and a MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB).