Puneet Bhirani at Byju’s
Before joining Byju’s, Bharani was the chief executive officer of Ola Fleet and group chief operating officer at Ola across mobility, foods, and Ola electric.
With over 24 years of experience, Puneet Bhirani has also worked across markets of India, the UK, and the US, working on setting up businesses, expansion, and resource optimization across various domains.
Apart from Ola, Bhirani has worked with firms like Mphasis, where he served as the chief people and administrative officer.
Puneet Bhirani has been associated with Digital Risk, Planet Asia, and Asea Brown Boveri Ltd.
Edtech unicorn Byju’s has appointed Puneet Bhirani as senior vice president of operations.
Bhirani will oversee Byju’s overall operations strategy and build innovative solid technological support to scale the business in his new role.
In addition, given the company’s growth across new products and platforms, Bhirani will also look at strengthening internal capacity as per the strategic objectives.
“Puneet brings in a wealth of experience coupled with a deep understanding of business operations. We believe his joining will be a great value addition to the team and look forward to supporting him along the way,”– Pravin Prakash, chief people officer, Byju’s
“I am incredibly excited to be a part of the team that’s redefining the online learning space and making quality education accessible to all students.
BYJU’S has displayed disruptive growth over the past 1.5 years, and I am looking forward to becoming an integral part of the brand’s upheaval and introducing new practices to continue the seamless momentum of existing processes,”– Puneet Bhirani.
Puneet Bhirani holds an Advanced MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School and an MBA from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research.
Byju’s, operated by Bengaluru based Think and Learn Pvt Ltd, had reported ₹2,380 crores as income in FY20 compared to ₹1,305 crores in the previous year.
Even though the company continued to maintain a steady momentum in top-line growth, its consolidated losses widened to ₹262 crores in FY20 from ₹8.82 crores in FY19.