Press release

Udemy Appoints Irwin Anand as India Managing Director

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the global marketplace for learning and teaching online with over 30
million students and 42,000 instructors worldwide, has appointed Irwin
Anand as the company’s India Managing Director effective immediately.
Anand’s responsibilities include opening Udemy’s first India office,
growing the local team, and deepening the company’s investment in the
region. As India is one of the company’s fastest growing markets, with
revenue and students doubling year-over-year, Anand will be also focused
on further localizing the Udemy student and instructor experience in

Before joining Udemy, Anand was the Chief Operating Officer at OLX
India, a marketplace for pre-owned goods, jobs, and real estate where he
led initiatives across marketing, product and technology, customer
experience, monetization strategy, and advertising. Before OLX, Anand
led business development for Yahoo! India where he built mobile
distribution partnerships and was a key influencer in local product
roadmaps. Anand holds an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur and B.E. Engineering
from the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology.

“On behalf of the whole Udemy team, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to
Irwin,” said Gregg Coccari, Udemy CEO. “With a mission to improve lives
through learning, Udemy sees a big opportunity to bring a more localized
experience for our students and instructors in India. Irwin has the
right experience to help us extend the benefits of our learning platform
to students, companies, and governments alike.”

“It is an exciting time to join as Udemy is already on a huge growth
trajectory bringing learning opportunities to millions around the
world,” said Irwin Anand, Udemy India Country Manager. “I look forward
to working with the team, building our local operations, and making
education available to even more people and in all corners of India.”

About Udemy

Udemy is the online learning destination that helps students, companies,
and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy.
More than 30 million students learn from 42,000 instructors teaching
100,000 courses in over 50 different languages. Whether learning for
professional development or personal enrichment, students everywhere can
master new skills through self-paced, on-demand courses, while experts
have a way to share their knowledge with the world. For companies, Udemy
for Business offers subscription access to 3,000+ business-relevant
courses, powerful learning analytics, as well as an easy-to-use platform
to host and distribute their own content in one central place. The
company also offers Udemy for Government, a highly customizable learning
platform designed to upskill workers across nations and prepare them for
the jobs of today and tomorrow. Udemy is privately owned and
headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Denver, Ireland, Turkey,
and Brazil.