Education veteran Vibha Mahajan joins Bengaluru-based edtech venture Ken42
Mumbai: Bengaluru-based edtech learning management system, Ken42, which is deemed as India’s first Superapp Edtech Platform, has announced the appointment of Vibha Mahajan as Vice President- Growth and Strategic Alliances, who will be based out of their Delhi office. Vibha brings over 2 decades of experience to Ken42, having served in leadership roles in edtech companies like Matific and McGraw-Hill Education. In her position as VP-Growth & Strategic Alliances, Vibha will leverage her experience as a seasoned education leader in delivering next-generation digital learning solutions to help students achieve improved outcomes and lead growth strategies at local and global levels, through innovative customer-driven educational solutions.
Vibha joins Ken42 after her stint at Australian edtech company Matific, where she played an integral role as Vice-President, India for over a year. She has also previously worked at McGraw-Hill Education for over 20 years in various leadership roles, eventually amalgamating into Director of Portfolio & Marketing where she was responsible for developing and delivering product portfolio strategy for organizational success and lead digital product development through a variety of state-of-the-art learning environments, all based on consumer needs.
On welcoming Vibha at the helm of the company, Ganesh Raju, Founder and CEO, Ken42 said, “Vibha brings with her a deep understanding of the edtech space as well as colossal experience in the workings of a unified learning management interface, making her the ideal fit for Ken42. We are excited to welcome her on board to steer our vision for Ken42 as a unified platform for education design and management, bringing world-class solutions for educational institutions, and disrupting the edutech market. Vibha’s noteworthy experience is an asset to our team.”
Vibha has completed her education from Nagpur University with a Bachelor’s of Engineering in Electronics & Communication. She has also pursued the General Management Program from the prestigious IIM Lucknow.
Talking about the new stage in her career at Ken42, Vibha Mahajan said “There is a certain thrill in building something from square one, and I look forward to applying my experience and acumen at Ken42, to enhance the experience of all stakeholders involved – parents, students, faculty, as well as administration. I am excited to be a part of the Ken42 journey into cultivating the first-ever Superapp Edtech Platform in India.”
Ken 42, an independent tech platform partnered with salesforce.com HEDA and Adobe Captivate brings together the newest thinking in education and technology onto a single platform that addresses a student’s needs at every stage of their educational journey. The solution begins with essentials comprising academic content, digital classrooms and assessments and goes on to include student development, mentorship and opportunities for entrepreneurship delivered via a robust technology platform accessible by all stakeholders, hence deeming it to be the country’s first “Superapp Edtech Platform”. It enables university administration to easily manage the day-to-day running of the institution comprising learning management, course management and student management. Thus, helping stakeholders by providing them with the best of edtech being built today without the hassle of managing multiple platforms. Ken 42 is already being implemented in top educational institutes and is poised to go overseas in a year.