Educational Initiatives gets New Chief Product & Technology Officer

Educational Initiatives gets New Chief Product & Technology Officer

Educational Initiatives (EI) has appointed Umesh Joshi as its Chief Product & Technology Officer.


He will be responsible for delivering high quality products that support EI’s business goals, which involves product management, product development, product delivery and product impact chain.


An alumnus of IIT-Kanpur, Joshi has in-depth knowledge and expertise in cloud-based solution and data security.


Most recently, Joshi was the Chief Technology Officer at Hush , a community for employees to engage in various career and workplace related discussion.


Before venturing into the start-up business, Joshi’s experience of more than 20 years spanned diverse roles in product development, product management and software development in organisations such as VMware, Yahoo, McAfee, Talisma Corporation, Aditi Technologies and Mahindra British Telecom.


Srini Raghavan, Co-founder and CEO, EIsaid, “I am pleased to welcome Umesh as part of our senior management team. EI has access to over 20 years of proprietary learning data, and this combined with EI’s pedagogical strength is unparalleled in the industry. Umesh’s deep technology expertise and hands-on approach will be pivotal for the company and play a critical part in EI’s future growth based on product and tech innovation.’’


Joshi stated, “Student enrolment in the K12 industry in India is expected to grow at over 65 per cent in the next ten years. EI has, for two decades, focused on building learning solutions with proven impact. I believe that this is the key differentiator and will provide the real impetus to the lives of these children while propelling EI’s growth. I am eagerly looking forward to be part of this tremendous journey.”


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