Rohit Kumar

  • Rohit Kumar

    MD - South Asia, Elsevier Health Sciences

    Rohit Kumar joined as MD - South Asia, Health Science Division, Reed Elsevier India Pvt. Ltd. in July 2009. He is the President of Association of Publishers in India.


    Armed with his degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Rohit started his career with Accenture and worked on IT projects in India and Turkey. After 3 years, he decided to pursue his MBA with Wharton & thereafter, he continued his consulting career with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Chicago. The prospects of working on new technologies prompted Rohit to join Oracle in the Silicon Valley where he worked on strategy, product development and product marketing.
    Following a 9 year stint in the US, Wipro presented Rohit with the opportunity to relocate back to India. Apart from growing this sales vertical organically, notably from winning big deals such as Shell, Rohit was also instrumental in leading Wipro's first overseas acquisition of American Management System's (AMS) Global Energy Practice, as well as the integration of this newly acquired division into Wipro. This milestone achievement has paved the way for future acquisitions for Wipro.


    With this successful track record, Rohit joined Microsoft India as country head of the Public Sector vertical where his key area of focus was on building the business through deepening key relationships with various government bodies, including the healthcare department.


    Prior to joining Elsevier, Rohit was the President of Higher Education with Educomp Solutions where he was responsible for starting up a new business in the 'brick and mortar higher education space'. In addition to this, he was a Board Member for three startups in the field of online education, online lead generation as well as online supplemental education


    He is the Secretary of Association of Publishers of India (API) and member of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) Publishing Committee. He is also the founder and President of the Wharton Club of Delhi.