Gaurav Kumar

President - Business Development & M&A at upGrad


Gaurav Kumar is the current President of Business Development & M&A at upGrad. Gaurav has also previously worked as the Director-Business Consulting at PwC India, advising education stakeholders across public and private sector on policy initiatives, strategy & operations and transformation. Gaurav has also worked as an Associate Director- Consulting at KPMG India, where they advised on strategy development, operations, commercial due-diligence etc; specialised in education. In their previous role as the Vice President & Head of Strategy- Special Initiatives at Reliance Jio, Gaurav was responsible for leading the company's strategy development initiatives. Prior to that, they were also a part of YGen Management Consulting Private Limited as a Leader- Strategy, Operations and Business Development. Gaurav has also worked as an Assistant Vice President at Everonn Education Limited and a Manager-Corporate Advisory at Edelweiss Capital.

Gaurav Kumar completed their post-graduate education in marketing at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore.

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