Abhishek Maheshwari exits Disney India to join Byju’s
MUMBAI: School learning app Byju’s has appointed Disney India’s country head Abhishek Maheshwari as President of its international business.
Abhishek will spearhead the charter to strategise, build and lead the global expansion of brand Byju’s. He will be responsible for driving growth across markets by formulating and executing appropriate Go-to-Market strategies and product adaptation, including the Osmo products. His focus will be to build and lead business and functional teams across key markets.
As the country head of Disney India, Abhishek was responsible for driving all of Disney’s brands, businesses and corporate functions in India. Prior to Disney, he worked with Kubera and McKinsey in their US and India offices. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Byju’s – The Learning App Founder & CEO Byju Raveendran said, “We are excited to have Abhishek on-board with us to lead our international business and strategy. We look forward to leveraging his experience and expertise in establishing Byju’s as an eminent global ed-tech company with a strong user/learner community while building a robust, sustainable and profitable business. We are confident that Abhishek will further boost the Byju’s learning story across international markets.”
Abhishek Maheshwari said, “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 by capitalizing on the growth opportunities in the rapidly evolving ed-tech market worldwide.”