Krishna Kumar

  • Krishna Kumar

    CEO & Founder, Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd

    Krishna Kumar is the founder & CEO of, one of the leading players in online education and training for professional certification courses. Krishna Kumar, an engineer by education from NIT, Surathkal, is an extremely energetic and result oriented person with 13 years of experience in the IT industry. He started his new venture in 2009, and escalated it to one of the largest players in online education globally. Simplilearn today, in a very short span of time, stands to be the largest player in project management and IT service management area. Almost 75,000 professional across 150+ countries and trainers have used the learning methodology provided by Simplilearn to grow their career, and these numbers are increasing at a rapid speed. It provides self-paced learning content, online tests and remote instructor support at various time zones.


    Krishna, started his career with Infosys as a software engineer, but soon his entrepreneurial spirit inspired him to start his own venture - Tech Unified. Krishna was the Co-founder & COO of TechUnified, which was acquired by a public listed company in February, 2007.  Tech Unified, prior to its acquisition, was known for its gamut of world class products in areas of mobile banking, voice banking and telecom self-care. Krishna is known for his entrepreneurial achievements with a positive track record of establishing new ventures in the field of IT and nurturing it to new heights.