Educational Initiatives (EI) appoints ex-Vodafone-Idea COO Anand Dani as its Chief Business Officer

New Delhi: Enterprise hopes to leverage the marketing veteran’s insights and expertise to expand EI’s reach and scale of operations
Educational Initiatives (EI), India’s leading assessment and personalised learning solution provider recently announced the appointment of Anand Dani as its Chief Business Officer. Anand Dani, who was previously the Chief Operating Officer for Vodafone-Idea in the Karnataka region, comes with a strong background in business development and marketing and an overall experience of 20+ years. In his new role, Anand will leverage his years of rich industry experience to helm the business operations for EI. EI hopes to leverage Anand’s industrial knowledge and insights to kickstart the next phase of growth and expansion.

Anand has completed his MBA from ICFAI Business School, Pune and has a Master’s degree in Economics. Throughout his professional career, he has worked with the behemoths of telecom industry like Idea Cellular, Airtel and Vodafone leading sales, marketing and business operations. Having started his professional journey at a time when the telecom industry was going through rapid transformation, Anand has witnessed and actively enabled enterprises to sail through changing times. Considering the ed-tech sector is experiencing a similar transformation at the moment, EI aims to leverage Anand’s experience to gain significant market traction and process optimization.
Speaking on the appointment, Srini Raghavan, CEO, Educational Initiatives, commented, ““Based on its authentic track record, EI is uniquely placed to lead an exciting industry transformation over the next decade. Anand comes with strong business acumen and invaluable as well as relevant experience, a potent combination that will help propel EI’s growth. I am eagerly looking forward to work with Anand as we chart an exciting future for EI.”
Expressing his delight, Anand Dani, added, “EI has established its position as a leading brand in the EdTech industry. With the educational space undergoing a digital transformation, I believe it has the potential to bring positive changes to this segment and the way children learn. I am extremely pleased to be associated with EI and hope to accelerate our growth journey. I am looking forward to working with the incredibly talented team at EI and together propel the organization towards its next phase of growth.
As a leader in the K-12 education space, EI leverages cutting-edge research along with tech-based solutions to revolutionize the way children learn and gather knowledge. Anand’s hiring will further help the brand fulfil its vision of creating a world where every child learns with understanding.