Vineet graduated from IIT Delhi in 1991 in Mechanical Engineering and is a first generation entrepreneur. In an entrepreneurial career spanning 25 years, Vineet has built several companies. He is currently the cofounder and Managing Director of Jamboree Education, India’s largest test prep company for exams such as GMAT, GRE and SAT. Jamboree operates 31 centres in 17 cities of India, Middle East, Singapore and Nepal.
Vineet is also a Founder and Trustee of Ashoka University. Vineet has been involved with the Ashoka effort since 2007 when a few friends came together with the idea of setting up a high quality University in India. Ashoka University is a philanthropic initiative founded by eminent business leaders and scholars and offers a liberal education at par with the best in the world. Ashoka has been one of the most exciting initiatives in higher education in India today and The Economic Times has termed it as “India’s answer to the Ivy league”. Vineet has played a key execution role at Ashoka and also serves as its Pro Vice Chancellor.
Vineet is also the Education Co-Chair at PHD Chamber of Commerce.