Vedantu, a pioneer in LIVE online learning, today announced the appointment of Pankaj Jain as Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Pankaj will orchestrate and execute Vedantu’s business finance in order to take the company to new heights. At Vedantu, his key responsibility will be to build and manage a diverse team while ensuring strong financial planning across each vertical of the business. He will report to Vamsi Krishna, CEO & Co-founder, Vedantu, and will work very closely with him to build excellence and bring efficiency to Vedantu’s financial structure and business processes.
With over 25 years of experience in the finance industry spanning across various organizations such as PwC, Corning Incorporated, and Ibibo Group, Pankaj is a seasoned Chartered Accountant & a member of the Institute of Cost Accountant of India (ICWA). In his previous role at Ibibo, Pankaj was part of the founding team and played a pivotal role in large M&A transactions including the acquisition of RedBus as well as consolidation with MakeMyTrip in 2016-17. With Pankaj’s financial acumen, he complements the business goals for Vedantu’s growth in the coming years and will enhance the process efficiencies for various segments.
Vamsi Krishna, CEO & Co-Founder, Vedantu said, “We are thrilled to welcome Pankaj to Vedantu’s leadership team. His deep financial experience will be an asset to the company which will further strengthen our overall efficiencies and drives impact at scale. I welcome Pankaj to Vedantu and trust that his leadership background will be the right kind of expertise that Vedantu will need to succeed in all spheres.”
On his appointment, Pankaj Jain, Chief Financial Officer, Vedantu said, “It gives me immense pleasure as I kickstart the new year with Vedantu. In my current role, I intend to create a finance structure that will actualize this vision and envision new plans to drive the company’s growth to the next level. I look forward to being part of Vedantu’s mission to create accessible and affordable education for every child in the country.”