Chennai: Disprz, a leading enterprise skilling startup, today announced it has brought on Anil Kapur as Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Anil will be responsible for driving growth and expansion in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific by partnering with corporations, training companies, digital HR companies, Government, and other institutions that focus on developing their people to build revenue for their enterprises.
Anil is a fin-tech industry business veteran, who has been a part of the banking, cross-border money transfer and payment industries for over 3 decades. Anil has held regional executive leadership positions across India, South Asia, South East Asia, and more broadly the Asia Pacific region with Western Union and MoneyGram. He led the growth of Western Union in India from inception to becoming the single largest market for the company across 200 countries. After a stellar two-decade career at Western Union, Anil headed the Asia Pacific and South Asia region at MoneyGram- comprising 25+ countries and 2 billion potential fintech consumers. During his tenure at Western Union and MoneyGram, Anil has been a member of the Indo-US CEO Round Table and an active member of the Indo-US Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining Disprz, Anil set up InTandem Advisors in 2016 to help start-ups, small, medium and large corporates in the financial services sector to help expand their business and grow revenue by offering various value-added services.
Subramanian Viswanathan, CEO, and Co-founder, Disprz said, “Building our executive team and scaling our global operations are key initiatives for us as we accelerate our enterprise skilling vision. As we plan to go deeper and scale our business in the ME and APAC region, we need experienced professionals like Anil Kapur, who have scaled companies from USD 10-100mn. Anil’s extensive experience will accelerate our growth in these regions.”
Anil Kapur joins the team as Disprz is rapidly expanding its management team and organization on the heels of raising $13 million in funding from Dallas Venture Capital and Mars Growth Capital. The company now serves over 1.2 million users, with a mission to enable each individual to advance in work and life through best-in-class technology-led, scientifically-backed skills experiences. With over 225 employees and counting a 200+ Indian and global customer base, Disprz has silently emerged as a leading SaaS start-up in the learning and skilling space in India and the emerging APAC. The company has consistently doubled in revenue year on year and calendar year 2021 has seen them grow by 150%. By 2025, the startup aims to achieve the vision of reaching a top line of $100 million across the globe.