Friday, May 22, 2020

EdTech Live Online Tutoring Pioneer Vedantu Appoints Arvind Singhal as Chief Operating Officer

Vedantu, a pioneer in LIVE online tutoring in India, today announced the appointment of Arvind Singhal as Chief Operating Officer. Based in Bengaluru, Arvind will report to Vamsi Krishna, CEO and Co-founder. Arvind will lead Vedantu’s growth strategy and scale up the organization while working very closely with sales, marketing, academics, operations, and customer experience teams.

An industry veteran, Arvind comes with over two decades of rich experience across multiple sectors and well-known brands such as Asian Paints, Marico, Nokia, Reliance Communications, McDonald’s , TaxiForSure, Ola, BlueStone and Blackbuck. In the last decade, Arvind has been scaling and building businesses in COO/CEO role. He brings a diverse mindset and collaborative approach having worked in both traditional set ups as well as the startup ecosystem.

Announcing the appointment Vamsi Krishna, CEO and Co-founder, Vedantu said, “We are very pleased to have Arvind on board. He has a proven track record and is a leader with unparalleled understanding of business and people. By virtue of his strong contribution in the past, his appointment is in line with our growth strategy as we strive to become one of the world’s largest impact companies in education. I am confident that Arvind will drive Vedantu in its next stage of exponential growth as we continue to enhance our platform with world-class educators and embrace innovative technology to cater to learners across the country.”

On his appointment, Arvind Singhal, Chief Operating Officer, Vedantu said: “Vedantu is a category creator in LIVE online learning and I’m elated to take on the mantle as COO. Education is a great enabler for a beautiful future. It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education. In the present scenario as online learning gains acceptance amongst students, it is our responsibility to create the right opportunity for the students of India.”

Arvind holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Mumbai and is an MBA from IIM Calcutta.

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