Hero Vired Appoints Arjun Assi As Head Of Product

Arjun joins Hero Vired from the Scaler Academy where he formerly served as the assistant vice president, of product.
Arjun Assi, Head of Product, Hero Vired
Arjun Assi, Head of Product, Hero Vired

Hero-group owned learntech start-up, Hero Vired has appointed Arjun Assi as the Head of Product. He will be responsible for driving innovation and excellence within the product and technology team at Hero Vired, His role will involve spearheading initiatives to enhance accessibility and scalability of the learntech, the company said in a statement. 

He joined Hero Vired from the Scaler Academy where he formerly served as the assistant vice president, product. Apart from Scaler Academy, he has also worked with organisations like Byju’s Exam Prep (formerly Gradeup), Mu Sigma Inc., Times Internet, and the Indian Express. 

Commenting on Arjun's appointment, Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO of Hero Vired stated, "There is no Edtech without technology. Technology and product expertise are crucial to ensure innovative, user-centric, and personalised learning experiences. Arjun’s extensive experience and proven track record in driving impactful product strategies and deep understanding of technology align perfectly with our vision of enhancing accessibility and scalability of our products in an ever-evolving ed-tech space.” 

"Joining Hero Vired presents a remarkable opportunity to contribute to the visionary mission of upskilling working professionals with future-ready skills and preparing them for Industry 4.0. I look forward to leveraging my product expertise towards strengthening Hero Vired’s product offerings, thereby enhancing the overall learner experience. Together, we aim to empower learners across the nation to thrive in the digital age.”, added Arjun Assi, head of product at Hero Vired, on joining the learntech. 

Currently Hero Vired has over 13 programmes across 5 key domains, management, technology, emerging tech, data and finance.

The edtech aims to add another 10-12 courses in the next 2 years to enhance the focus on India’s future tech learning.

The gross revenue in the financial year through March 2023 stood at around Rs 70 crore. In the financial year ended March 2022, its revenue from operations grew to Rs 8.7 crore from 2.3 crore in FY21. Building on the rapid success of the last two years, teh organisation has set an ambitious target of 2X revenue growth for this financial year.

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