Simplilearn Appoints Vice President
By Pulkit Sharma
Simplilearn, a hugely successful global professional certification training company, has appointed Anand Narayanan as VP, Product & Engineering. In his new role, Anand will drive product innovation and engineering to enrich the overall learning experience for working professionals. Anand joins Simplilearn from Rackspace where he was heading a key cloud compute product portfolio
Prior to Rackspace, Anand (pictured above) worked with Dell for 7 years, where he championed the delivery of server and storage solutions for the enterprise portfolio while leading the modernization of the overall engineering function through integrated Agile methodologies. He started his career at National Instruments as a programmer before moving on to engineering management roles. Anand completed his graduation in Computer Engineering from NIIT Surathkal and then went on to do his Masters in Computer Science from Texas A&M University and MBA from The University of Texas.
Commenting on the appointment, Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO, Simplilearn said, “Our vision is to build the most impactful platform that will fulfill the skilling needs of working professionals worldwide. Anand joins us with rich depth of experience in engineering and product management. He clearly understands the need to make learning highly convenient, and his deep understanding of product management and advanced engineering will provide the right impetus in elevating Simplilearn into a product admired by millions of professionals. We are delighted to have Anand on board and wish him a great journey ahead with Simplilearn.”