Monday, 20 July 2020

Edtech Superapp Ken42 appoints

Edtech Superapp Ken42 appoints startup evangelist
Sasi Kumar Sundararajan as Advisor

Sasi joins the edtech company after having held senior leadership roles at Ernst & Young, Deloitte and PwC
Edtech Superapp Platform Ken42 has announced the appointment of Sasi Kumar Sundararajan as their Advisor. Sasi will be based out of Ken42’s Bangalore office. 

Sasi joins Ken42 with over 23 years of experience in the industry. His extensive experience with PwC, Deloitte and EY as Practice Leader cover Public, Govt. and Private sector consulting in Growth, Restructuring, Investments, Technology and Capacity Building across several sectors in India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Middle-East and GCC. 



In recent years Sasi has also been a guide, mentor and advisor to Startups, Incubators, Accelerators, PE Funds and Universities in the areas like Future of Work, Industry 4.0, Big Data, Digital, Disruption, Startups, Mid-markets, Growth, Sharing Economy and Circular Economy. 

Talking about Sasi joining the team, Ganesh Raju, Founder and CEO, Ken42 said “Sasi’s extensive experience as a growth enabler for startups and ample knowledge about the startup ecosystem, makes him the ideal fit to lead the Ken42 team towards innovation, efficiency and improvement. It’s a privilege to have him on board and we are ecstatic to have him be a part of Ken42’s journey into cultivating a Superapp Edtech Platform for India’s vast education ecosystem.” 

Sasi has completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, went on to study Management from esteemed Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies and Masters in Labour Law & Labour Welfare from Symbiosis Law College, Pune. An engineering and management professional by education and a successful career in big 4 consultancy prepared him for entrepreneurship. In 2017, Sasi became the Founder and Director of Fungised Solutions Pvt. Ltd. a start-up that works in the areas of FoodTech, Robotics, Automation and IoT. 

On his new role at Ken42, Sasi Kumar Sundararajan said “During the lockdown, the edtech industry has boomed, finally getting the limelight it has been vying for all these years. In these testing times, Ken42 has outshined the market tremendously and is aiming to become the one-stop-shop solution for education and all its stakeholders, which is no mean feat. I am excited to join the Superapp in the making and aid in its growth and success to democratize education across the country.”

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