Bengaluru: BYJU’S, the leading edtech company, has announced the appointment of Abhishek Chawla as Vice-President, Engineering. Over the last few months, BYJU’S has been steadily scaling its technology and engineering vertical as it continues to invest in the powerful synergy of technology, innovation, and education. Abhishek’s appointment is part of this comprehensive strategy to further enhance BYJU’S world-class learning products, accelerate creative development, and create large-scale impact.
In his new role, Abhishek will lead BYJU’S supply chain and payments technologies across its portfolio of products. He will also empower teams to bring sustained value to customers and enhance user experience through technological innovations. Additionally, he will plan, manage, and oversee various activities within the department to ensure that efficient operations and cost-effective systems are developed and implemented to meet BYJU’S immediate and future demands.
Commenting on the appointment, Anil Goel, President – Technology, BYJU’S said, “The pursuit of innovation, problem-solving and great execution is at the core of BYJU’S. We are thrilled to have Abhishek join us in strengthening this foundation and transforming learning for the next generation. His strong expertise in tech innovation will further strengthen BYJU’S commitment to creating value in students’ lives and providing them with high-quality learning opportunities. We look forward to working together and scaling new heights in this journey.”
Commenting on his appointment, Abhishek Chawla, Vice President-Engineering, BYJU’S said, “BYJU’S has taken the transformative power of education to students in every part of the country through its innovation, learning, and support. I am delighted to be associated with the vertical that formed the bedrock of BYJU’S foundation. In the last few years, the company has developed tremendously, indicating a promising future in changing the face of education. I am looking forward to building and scaling the engineering systems and empowering learners today to build a better tomorrow.”
With over 16 years of extensive experience, Abhishek holds expertise in design, development, implementation, management and production support of large scale and high availability applications. He has built and driven COEs along with owning and building technologies around Wallets, User Platforms, and travel etc.
Prior to joining BYJU’S, Abhishek was with Paytm. He has also worked in leadership roles at Expedia earlier. He brings on board global expertise in design and development of innovative consumer products.