Asheesh Sharma, ex-CEO of Resonance, joins BYJU’S

 

Bengaluru: BYJU’S, the world’s most valuable ed-tech company and India’s most loved school learning app, announced the appointment of Asheesh Sharma as Head of JEE & NEET.

In his role at BYJU’S, Asheesh will focus on building and scaling up BYJU’S’ key test prep offerings – JEE & NEET. He will be also leading and driving product development and growth across markets, which will further boost BYJU’S presence in the test prep segment.

As one of the core members and CEO of Resonance, Asheesh comes with over two decades of experience in test prep coaching. He has been a physics professor for 14 years and has mentored, tutored and guided thousands of students to excel in competitive examinations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.

Mrinal Mohit, Chief Operating Officer, BYJU’S – The Learning App, said, “We are happy to have Asheesh onboard with us and look forward to leveraging his expertise in strengthening our JEE and NEET offerings. This is very close to our heart as test prep coaching is where our journey at BYJU’S began. We are confident that Asheesh’s experience merged with our learning platform will truly transform the idea of competitive exam preparation and create a long-term learning impact on students across India.”

Asheesh Sharma said, “BYJU’S has been at the forefront of creating a learning revolution in India and I am excited to be a part of this team. I strongly believe that tech enabled learning will be a huge game changer, especially when it comes to test prep coaching. It can bring in standardization in the quality of education and empower students even in deeper parts of the country, who have the aspiration but not access to quality teachers and curriculum. With BYJU’S I am really looking forward to disrupt the idea of JEE & NEET preparation and offer students across the country the kind of learning opportunities they aspire for.”

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