Aakash Educational Services Limited has appointed Pradeep Kumar Singh, former Executive Vice President of Naukri.com, as its Chief Technology Officer. His responsibility in this role would be to lead the technology function and build up a technology team to drive the digital transformation of the organization and enable us to deliver a significantly better customer experience and outcomes.
Pradeep Kumar Singh holds M.Tech in Computer Science & Technology from IIT Roorkee and B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IET Lucknow. He has 20+ of experience in the IT and software industry. Prior to Naukri.com, Singh also held senior positions at Amazon and Adobe systems.
Aakash is set to create an example in India’s coaching scenario with its ongoing adoption of cutting-edge digital technologies, leveraging its partnership with Byju. Among its notable tech projects include connecting its Pan-India network with high-throughput satellite connectivity, the launch of ‘Aakash App’, smart classrooms to offer seamless hybrid experience, and world-class content and learning management systems to aid in the personalized learning experience to improve student outcomes.
Aakash Educational Services Limited is also seeing to hire a significant number of talent to be a part of its digital journey. He also stated, “Aakash is championing technology adoption in the education sector in the country – whether it is VSAT connectivity, Cloud classrooms, mobile learning, or AI/ML-powered test platforms. I am truly inspired by Aakash’s strong legacy and the company’s belief in technology as a transformational force. I am privileged to join an educational institution with a strong value system and a student-first approach.”
In addition, AESL is also looking out to hire a significant number of talent to be a part of its digital journey.