Vinay Sharma heads the Digital business for S Chand group, which is one of the leading publishing cum education Services Company. As part of his portfolio, he manages digital content business for schools & engineering colleges, preschool operations and new initiatives including tablets, labs, assessments etc. This includes managing the P & L of current businesses and looking for organic and inorganic growth opportunities in high growth sectors.
Vinay is an accomplished professional and digital evangelist with over 18 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, new product launches and P & L management across education, technology and consumer sectors. He was profiled in Business Outlook issue of Social Entrepreneurs.
He has a rich and diverse experience in education sector having led various education initiatives including skill development, test prep and digital solutions/ services for schools. Prior to S Chand Group, he had been with HCL, and was also part of the founding team for Indiacan Education Pvt Ltd (A Pearson Educomp JV). He also had an entrepreneurial stint as a Partner in Elements Academia Ltd, a skills building company.
In addition, he has significant experience in technology and consumer sectors having worked with Airtel, Comsat max( A Lockheed martin JV with max India) and Blow Plast Ltd.
He is an MBA from IIM Calcutta with an engineering background.