upGrad appoints Anuj Vishwakarma
Moves from Ola
Nov 22, 2022 12:26:00 PM | Article | Campaign India Team Share -
upGrad has announced the appointment of Anuj Vishwakarma as president, online higher-ed programs.
Vishwakarma will be responsible for building the brand’s online higher-ed vertical by implementing long-term strategies and growth practices to scale its businesses.
He moves from Ola, where he was head of revenue and growth.
Mayank Kumar, co-founder, and managing director, upGrad, said, "We operate in a golden era where the demand for online higher education will continue to propel and therefore, we need a solution-focused leader who comes with strong hands-on skills. Anuj, for his domain inclination, is best suited to perform in-depth market research and consumer insights to spearhead our vertical growth. His efforts will further solidify our core business while also enhancing our domestic LifeLongLearning suite.”
Vishwakarma said, "I am humbled to be a part of this dynamic leadership team who knows no limits. upGrad’s vision is synergistic and I look forward to utilising my domain expertise for building a stronger business foundation for driving career outcomes for our potential learners. This will help me contribute towards strengthening the brand's reputation across a wider audience.”
In a career spanning over 11 years, he has also worked with Reliance Retail, Myntra Jabong and Paytm, among others.