About UpGrad

UpGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, UpGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere.


Vision

Empowering individuals to reach their full professional potential in the most engaging learning environment.


Mission

To provide opportunities to advance your professional journey through rigorous online programs that offer personalised support, developed in collaboration with best in class faculty and industry professionals.



Our Team


Mayank Kumar

Co-founder & MD

Ravijot Chugh

Co-founder, Product

Phalgun Kompalli

Co-founder, Operations

" Our goal is to significantly leverage technology to transform the way education is delivered in the digital age. We have a world class team that is commited to provide the most engaging online learning experience to students. "

Ronnie Screwvala

Co-founder & Chairman





Industry-Academia Advisory Board



Sameer Dhanrajani has a progressive and proven track record of 18 years in the Analytics leadership space and is currently heading the analytics practice at Cognizant. Sameer is also a core member of the NASSCOM Analytics Special Interest Group, member of the industry advisory council at Indian School of Business (ISB) and he was recently highlighted amongst “10 Most Influential Analytics Leaders in India – 2014”
Ravi Venkatesan was the former Chairman of Microsoft India between 2004 to 2011. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Purdue University and Harvard Business School, Mr. Venkatesan will bring his formidable experience to help shape UpGrad’s academic programs.
Jaideep Prabhu is the Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business and Enterprise at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University. He is the co-author of 'Jugaad Innovation', described by The Economist as "the most comprehensive book" on the subject of frugal innovation. He is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and the University of Southern California.
Sameer Dhanrajani has a progressive and proven track record of 18 years in the Analytics leadership space and is currently heading the analytics practice at Cognizant. Sameer is also a core member of the NASSCOM Analytics Special Interest Group, member of the industry advisory council at Indian School of Business (ISB) and he was recently highlighted amongst “10 Most Influential Analytics Leaders in India – 2014”
Ravi Venkatesan was the former Chairman of Microsoft India between 2004 to 2011. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Purdue University and Harvard Business School, Mr. Venkatesan will bring his formidable experience to help shape UpGrad’s academic programs.
Jaideep Prabhu is the Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business and Enterprise at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University. He is the co-author of 'Jugaad Innovation', described by The Economist as "the most comprehensive book" on the subject of frugal innovation. He is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and the University of Southern California.


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