Ishan Gupta is the Managing Director, Udacity, India his role in Udacity as the Managing Director for India is to build a strong team, launch more India-focused courses and take the Indian business to new heights.
Ishan was until end of 2016, the Vice President(Business) at Paytm (India's largest mobile commerce company, valued at $6Bn). Before that, he was running EduKart in India, which he had founded in 2011. The company went on to become the largest education marketplace of India. The team at EduKart was acqui-hired by Paytm in early 2016.
Ishan has earlier worked at Facebook as a growth manager for India, founded an education company and established a corporate development division for a telco services company. He did his engineering from University of Delhi and MBA from Stanford University, California, USA. Besides that, Ishan has published a book on entrepreneurship titled “Make the Move- Demystifying Entrepreneurship” and has spoken on topics of entrepreneurship and ed-tech at various prestigious venues in India and outside.