Kumar, who has been an investor in Unacademy, will be advising on operational growth and business strategies, the online tests preparation company said in a statement.
Prior to founding Udaan, Kumar headed operations for Flipkart’s seller and captive logistics business.
“Sujeet has been a great support for the founders of Unacademy and over the years he has mentored us on leadership, growth, and on building a diverse organisation that will democratise education. It’s a privilege to have him on board officially, and we are thankful to him for his continued support towards our journey and vision,” said Gaurav Munjal, co-founder and CEO of Unacademy.
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Bengaluru-based Unacademy caters to over 30 competitive exam categories including UPSC, banks, SSC, Railways, and IIT JEE among others. The company, founded in 2015 as a YouTube channel by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, and Hemesh Singh, has so far raised around $198 million from the likes of General Atlantic, Facebook, Sequoia India, and SAIF Partners.
“Unacademy has been disrupting the existing educational norms and will emerge as the go-to platform for education and knowledge. I am excited to be joining the Board of Unacademy and help in building the future of edtech in India,” Kumar said.