Nikhil Rungta has been appointed as Chief Growth Officer of Vedantu. Rungta will report directly to Vamsi Krishna, CEO and Co-Founder, and will be in charge of growing and driving growth across all business divisions. Brand, social, and digital marketing, strategic partnerships, public relations, and YouTube will all be part of his remit.
Rungta will also play a key role in bolstering the Vedantu brand and assisting in the company’s growth as one of India’s most popular online education providers among students, parents, and teachers. He is a
Rungta has held leadership roles at Google, Intuit, Yahoo, Reliance Jio, Housing.com and Yatra.com. In a career spanning over 20 years, Nikhil has successfully scaled businesses, built marquee brands, and led high performance teams, in both turnaround and high-growth situations. Nikhil’s robust experience across global companies and start-ups will help accelerate growth at Vedantu.
Vamsi Krishna, CEO & Co-Founder, Vedantu said, “As we look towards creating impact at scale, Nikhil’s extensive background and skills will spearhead growth for our various business verticals. Nikhil is an industry veteran and adept at consumer tech & start-up space solving complex and real time business challenges. We believe his high leadership background is the kind of expertise we need in Vedantu to succeed in all spheres. I welcome Nikhil to team Vedantu and look forward to work with him.”
On this new beginning, Rungta said, “Vedantu iRungta has worked at Google, Intuit, Yahoo, Reliance Jio, Housing.com, and Yatra.com, among others. Nikhil has successfully expanded businesses, developed major brands, and led high-performance teams in both turnaround and high-growth circumstances over the course of his 20-year career. Nikhil’s extensive experience in multinational corporations and start-ups will aid Vedantu’s expansion.s a student-centric brand that aims to provide education to every student by encouraging them to achieve their dreams. I am delighted to embark on a new journey in the EdTech sector and look forward to taking Vedantu to the next level of growth by building scalable solutions and improving learning outcomes for every child across the country.”