Mayank Kumar

Co-Founder and MD of upGrad (aka UEducation) - an online education venture focused on targeting working professionals.

~10 years of operations, investment and consulting experience in the education sector in India, China, SE Asia and Latin America. Been part of investments over $1B flowing into the education sector in emerging markets.

Worked with Bertelsmann India Investments, Parthenon Group and Tata Strategic

Hold an MBA from ISB Hyderabad and a B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi


Professional expert

2009 – Present


2008 – 2009

MBA, Analytical Finance, Strategy

Indian School of Business


2001 – 2005

B Tech, Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


Co-Founder & MD

2015 – Present

Vice President

Bertelsmann India Investments

2014 – 2015

Board Member

iNurture education solution pvt ltd

2014 – 2015

Senior Principal

The Parthenon Group

2012 – 2013


The Parthenon Group

2009 – 2012


Indian School of Business

2008 – 2009

Business Analyst

Tata Strategic Management Group

2005 – 2008