Senior Appointments at Simplilearn to Strengthen Brand’s Growing Edu-tech Business

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Stayzilla’s Vedanarayanan Vedantham joins the online professional training company as Senior Director – Marketing and Rajeev K.G from Pluralsight & Skill Soft joins as Director – eLearning

Simplilearn, the world's largest professional certification training provider, has announced the appointment of Vedanarayanan Vedantham as Senior Director of Marketing and Rajeev K.G as Director of eLearning for enterprise business. Vedanarayanan aka “Veda” and Rajeev have come on onboard at a time when the leading edu-tech company is scaling its presence rapidly through its innovative product offerings.

Veda joins Simplilearn after setting up the marketing function ground-up at Stayzilla, one of the fastest growing online travel players in India. In his new capacity as the Senior Director of Marketing, Veda will focus on expanding the growing awareness of Simplilearn while ensuring the brand is positioned as one of the most preferred career partner for working professionals worldwide. Interestingly, Veda also happens to be a fiction author and has published four fictional books as part of the "Adventures of Prince Surya” series. Veda is an alumnus of SPJIMR, Mumbai and has worked with and PayPal in the past.

Joining as the Director of eLearning for enterprise vertical, Rajeev comes with over 20 years of experience and has been responsible for building and leading India sales at top edu-tech companies like Pluralsight where he held the position of Regional Sales Director and Country Manager at Skill Soft. He has also worked with Element K (NIIT Ltd) in the past. Rajeev takes charge at Simplilearn to build the expanding enterprise eLearning business across APAC, South East & EMEA.

“Veda and Rajeev bring in valuable know-how and sound expertise in B2C and e-learning verticals respectively and I am confident that they are great addition to team Simplilearn,” said Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO of Simplilearn. “The addition of a Senior Marketing Director and eLearning Director is a testimony to the company’s scalability and plans for the future. We welcome them onboard and look forward to their enhanced value and ability which will help us grow multi-folds.”

Launched in 2010, Simplilearn has scaled the heights of success to become the world’s largest provider of short-term certification courses that address specific learning needs of working professionals. With over 400+ short term certification courses across business, technology and design domains, Simplilearn has trained over 450,000 professionals to date.

About Simplilearn:
Simplilearn is the world’s largest provider of short-term certification courses that addresses unique learning needs of working professionals. Courses include a variety of topics in the business, technology and design fields, ranging from PMP to Big Data Development and Digital Marketing. With over 400 courses offered, Simplilearn has trained more than 450,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010. With its footprint in over 150 countries, Simplilearn’s patrons are assured of up-skilling and re-skilling themselves for faster and surer career growth. Simplilearn’s course contents are recognized by more than 40 global accreditors, including PMI, Axelos, Scrum Alliance, Peoplecert, and The Open Group. For more information, visit

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