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Simplilearn Strengthens Senior Leadership, Onboards Karandeep Singh as CFO & Others

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 02:18 IST
By SiliconIndia


The online bootcamp for digital economy skills training company, Simplilearn appoints Karandeep Singh as its CFO. Prior to joining Simplilearn, he was associated with brands like Tesco, Flipkart, Sapient, Dell and others at key financial leadership roles. Karandeep comes with vast experience, having worked with global & Indian organizations across the retail & e-Commerce, IT & ITES, and QSR sectors.

Karandeep commented on his appointment, “I am joining Simplilearn at an exciting time when the Indian edtech sector is booming, experiencing a rapid transformation and going global. The days ahead show the promise of opportunity and growth, not just for Simplilearn but the industry overall. I look forward to working with Simplilearn and contributing to its mission of empowering aspirants with the skills to achieve their dream careers in the digital economy and growing the business profitably.”

Welcoming the new CFO, Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO, Simplilearn said, “Karandeep’s experience in the financial domain from retail to IT and e-commerce will be a great asset to team Simplilearn, and we are delighted to welcome him on-board. We look forward to working with Karandeep and progressing towards our mission of empowering millions of professionals across the globe to get ahead in their careers”. In his new role, Karandeep will be responsible for accelerating Simplilearn's agenda of profitable revenue growth. He will also overlook all finance and legal related operations to ensure that the company’s finance systems & processes are set up for scale”.

Simplilearn also onboarded other senior leaders in the design, program and business functions. To support the company’s growth, Simplilearn recently on-boarded Abhishek Mukherjee as Director – Learner Success. Abhishek is an ISB graduate, and has worked with Mckinsey and Oyo in the past. Another key hire is Soumya Biswas, Director of Design, ex Samsung - Bixby Chief Designer who will be responsible for building a world class learning experience for Simplilearn’s global learner base.

Some of the other new hires within the business team include Ashish Sood, who joined as Director of University offering, Kizhepat RP as Sr. Director for US enterprise business and Sumir Raj Anand as Senior Associate Director in the consumer business team.