Meet Anita Kishore, the strategist
behind Byju's global acquisitions
Meet Anita Kishore, the strategist behind Byju's global acquisitions on Business Standard. While the
organic growth continues to be strong for Byju's, the edtech giant sees inorganic routes including
acquisitions as another pillar for growth and expansion, says chief strategy officer Anita
Companies News In 2006, Byju Raveendran, now the celebrity tutor-
turned-tech entrepreneur, visited Veermata Jijabai Technological
Institute (VJTI) in Mumbai to deliver a session related to maths for
In the audience was also mechanical engineering student Anita Kishore.
Kishore, 33, quickly rose through the ranks and is now chief strategy
officer of Byju’s, which has become the world’s most valuable edtech
company with a valuation of $16.5 billion.
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She is the main brains behind some of the biggest acquisitions made by
Byju’s globally and in the domestic market. She participates in
negotiations to do the acquisition deals, strategic partnerships, and raise
large funding rounds along with Raveendran.
These include the $1 billion acquisition of New Delhi-based Aakash
Educational Services (AESL) in April and the $600 million acquisition
of Singapore-headquartered Great Learning...Read more.
News Source : BS / Business Standard