Mayank Kumar

Co-Founder & MD


Mayank Kumar, Co-founder & MD, upGradAn education maven and accomplished entrepreneur, Mayank Kumar is one of the sharpest mindsleading the edtech revolution in India. He’s the Co-founder & MD of Asia’s largest higher Edtechcompany upGrad which has impacted 3+ million total registered learners in over 100 countries in thelast ~8yrs.Mayank has spent most of his professional career in the education sector and served as VP-Educationat Bertelsmann and Senior Principal at The Parthenon Group in his previous stints. Also, worked withglobal clients across China, South-East Asia, Middle East India, and South America.An IIT Delhi/ISB alumnus, Mayank was named ‘40Under40 Achiever of the year’ by BusinessWorldDisrupt in 2017, ‘BW Education 40under40 Achiever’ by Business World in 2020, and recognised asInfluential Leaders of New India in 2021 by Team Marksmen; currently the Chair of Indian EdTechConsortium (IEC).