Mohan Lakhamraju is the founder and CEO of Great Learning, an e-learning platform for working professionals to upgrade their competencies and succeed in the digital economy. He cofounded Great Learning with a vision to make it a lifelong learning partner for India’s young professionals. Great Learning has already delivered over 1,500,000 hours of learning to thousands of professionals from across India and conducts its hybrid programs across 6 cities in India presently.
Mohan also serves as the Vice Chairman and CEO of Great Lakes Institute of Management, one of India’s leading business schools, where he spearheads its growth and innovation. Over the past 6 years, he set up and developed its second campus in Gurgaon.
In prior life, he was Managing Director, India for Tiger Global where he focused on investments in India and other Emerging Markets. He also spent close to 10 years in Silicon Valley, first as an entrepreneur helping build a SAAS (software as a service) company called Stratify (now a division of HP) and then as a Venture Capitalist at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ).
Mr. Lakhamraju received a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay where he was the recipient of the Hughes Best Scholar Award, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley where he was a recipient of the Regents Fellowship and an MBA from Stanford Business School where he was the recipient of the David Packard Fellowship.
He is very passionate about high quality education and its ability to transform one's life, having experienced it firsthand and has made it his mission to enable others in India have similar transformational opportunities.