upGrad, Asia’s leading higher education technology company, announced the hiring of Mr. Vikram Vyas as Vice President – Growth, International Sales for the APAC and EMEA markets. The move is part of upGrad’s plan to expand its activities in the worldwide higher education industry. Vikram’s new responsibility will include growing the company’s global presence and achieving a dominant market share.
Vikram Vyas is an industry veteran with over 20 years of expertise servicing and directing sales growth for customers in e-commerce, banking, insurance, hospitality, telecom, and education, among others, spanning countries and cultures. Vikram has devised effective sales approaches, strategies, and tactics based on market feedback in the past, and has also played a key role in the establishment of PAN Omni channel customer-touchpoint units for generating profitability. He has a natural interest in EdTech since he feels it has the potential to revolutionise the future of working professionals. Vikram will be in charge of the brand’s ambitious and aggressive expansion ambitions, as well as action plans to scale the business across APAC and EMEA.
Welcoming Vikram to his role, Saranjit Sangar, CEO – EMEA, upGrad added, “Vikram joins us at a right time when we are pacing towards global expansion and addressing the digital skill gaps of the global workforce. His experience, understanding, and passion for the sector and the vision he brings to the role will be instrumental in co-creating international market strategies and taking the plunge in our leadership within this space. We are happy to welcome Vikram onboard and are excited to reach for the greater heights together.”