202112 Jan
upGrad Eyes Rapid APAC Expansion with the Appointment of Ex-Disney Chief Zubin Gandevia as CEO, Asia-Pacific
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In a rapidly changing entertainment sector, Zubin’s ability to anticipate consumer demand, champion digital innovation and build strategic partnerships, resulted in impressive market share growth for FOX. I look forward to working with him to realise our vision of reaching a billion people through upGrad.” Seeking to address the employment and upskilling challenges faced by many economies in the region, Zubin will lead upGrad’s expansion plans across APAC. Through partnerships with governments, universities and businesses, upGrad will launch localised online courses to boost the career prospects of thousands as countries look to pivot towards new digital and Industry 4.0 skills in response to the rising unemployment. It will require new technology and a fresh approach to partnerships between the government, industry and academia, if we are to meet this challenge head-on and in doing so, truly change the lives of millions for the better,” said Zubin Gandevia, Chief Executive Officer, upGrad - APAC. upGrad is an international higher edtech leader, offering 100+ courses in Data, Technology, Management, Arts, etc., in collaboration with universities like Deakin Business School (Australia), Duke CE (US), LJMU (UK), IIT Madras (India), etc.

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  • Game Developers
  • Entertainment