Disney India’s country head Abhishek Maheshwari has joined Byju’s as president of its international business.
“We look forward to leveraging his experience and expertise in establishing Byju’s as an eminent global ed-tech company with a strong user and learner community while building a robust, sustainable and profitable business,” Byju Raveendran, founder and chief executive of Byju’s, told Business Standard.
“We are confident that Abhishek will further boost the Byju’s learning story across international markets.”
Maheshwari has previously worked with private equity firm Kubera and consulting firm McKinsey.
“Byju’s has transformed the way children learn in India and I feel privileged and thrilled to be part of the team and look forward to weaving the same story internationally. I am joining Byju’s at a very exciting time where I can contribute to building a global consumer tech product company out of India,” Maheshwari told BS.
Byju’s, which is backed by marquee investors such as Naspers and General Atlantic, has a base of 33 million free users and 2.2 million paid users.