San Francisco, CA and Bangalore, India (PRWEB) September 02, 2015
Impartus, a developer of innovative cloud-based video products and solutions for the education sector, today announced the appointment of Sandeep Aji to its executive management team. Aji will be joining the company as Co-Founder and Head of Products, and will open a new office for Impartus in the San Francisco Bay Area to focus on R&D and business development in North America as the company accelerates against Echo360, Panopto, and other international competitors.
With nearly 25 years of experience in managing product and business development for imaging and software companies, Aji’s addition will accelerate Impartus’ product strategy and enhance the pace of adoption in higher education organizations around the world. At the company’s new office in San Francisco, CA, Aji will lead R&D and North American business development, building upon Impartus’ current video-based learning product suite to create an industry-leading cloud-based, contextually relevant platform for higher education.
“Videos are just beginning to revolutionize the learning experience in higher education, and Impartus has a terrific foundation to build upon with its current product offering,” said Sandeep Aji. “I am thrilled to join the team at Impartus and help further the company’s mission by opening its first office in North America. By drawing on the amazing wealth of talent we have internationally, Impartus will bring the latest developments in EdTech from Silicon Valley to emerging markets in Asia and Africa. I look forward to building an R&D team in the US to help the company strategically expand into new and exciting areas.”
Before joining Impartus, Aji served as Director of Marketing and Engineering at Intersil, where he oversaw the development of products for mobile and consumer market. Prior to that, he held Director and Senior Management positions at Aptina, inSilica, and Sun Microsystems. Aji holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Pune and has done graduate research at University of Cincinnati in Distributed computing. He also holds a number of original patents in the industry.
“Over the last two decades, Sandeep Aji has overseen strategic product management for some of the most respected brands in the world,” said Amit Mahensaria, Co-Founder, Impartus. “His ability to drive product and business development strategy make him an invaluable asset to Impartus as we plan for rapid global expansion in 2015 and beyond. We are excited to welcome Sandeep to Impartus, and to officially open our first office in the United States.”
Impartus provides innovative video-enabled learning solutions that drive better learning outcomes for the higher education sector. Founded in 2013 by a passionate group of IIT and IIM alumnus in India, Impartus has developed a product suite that offers easy, seamless integration to help educators extend learning experiences outside of the classroom and provide contextually relevant content for a diverse body of students globally. With a team of passionate professionals around the world, Impartus has the necessary expertise and infrastructure required to provide global support, and has already achieved market leadership in a number of emerging markets, including India, Malaysia and Kenya. Impartus is headquartered in Bengaluru, India with offices across India, Malaysia and in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company is funded by Kaizen Private Equity, Asia’s premiere education-and EdTech focused Private Equity fund. For more information, please visit http://impartus.com/, on Twitter @ImpartusI, or on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/3586971?trk=vsrp_companies_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A107514291441052538545%2CVSRPtargetId%3A3586971%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary.