Chennai, NFAPost: Edtech company Great Learning has announced its plans to hire over 300 professionals across levels over the next 6 months in technology, product, marketing, sales, and business domains.
With several new initiatives in the pipeline, the company is looking to on board leadership talent across functions. Some of the key roles Great Learning is looking to fill include Head of Product, Principal Engineer, Senior Software Engineer (multiple positions).
The company is not limiting its search to India, and is engaging with exceptional professionals from across the globe. It expects to touch the 1,000 people mark by the end of the year. It has already hired over 150 entry and mid-level professionals this year, and its current strength stands at 650.
Great Learning closed FY20 with a booked revenue of Rs 325 crore. It witnessed 5X growth in its learner base with the launch of Great Learning Academy and Great Learning Corporate Academy earlier this year.
The company has also launched new professional learning programs over the last few months and has struck partnerships with top institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras).
Great Learning Director, People Operations, Karthik Gopalan said, “Access to quality education is a global problem, and the pandemic has put some much-needed macro-transformations on steroids. We have done extremely well in the past few months on the back of tremendous growth, both in our existing as well as new business initiatives.”
He added, “Our goal is to keep the momentum going, build an impactful team and hire professionals that can help us move into the next orbit of growth.”
In the leadership of Mohan Lakhamraju (Founder, Former India Head – Tiger Global), Hari Nair (Co-founder, formerly founded and sold iLabs) and Arjun Nair (MIT Sloan graduate, ex-ZipDial), Great Learning’s series of partnerships with institutions include The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business (since 2018), followed by Krannert School of Management at Purdue University (since 2019), and Stanford Executive Education in 2019 (since 2019).
Great Learning is focused on upskilling working professionals and students. It offers comprehensive, industry-relevant programs in Business Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Digital Marketing, Design Thinking and more.
Having delivered over 25 million hours of transformational learning that has impacted over 25,000 learners from over 85 countries, Great Learning is on a mission to enable transformative learning and career success in the digital economy for professionals and students across the globe.