Udaan co-founder Sujeet Kumar set to join Unacademy's boardSujeet Kumar, co-founder of business-to-business marketplace Udaan, will be joining edtech platform Unacademy’s board of directors.

Kumar, who has been an investor in Unacademy, will be advising on operational growth and business strategies, the online tests preparation company said in a statement.

Prior to founding Udaan, Kumar headed operations for Flipkart’s seller and captive logistics business.

“Sujeet has been a great support for the founders of Unacademy and over the years he has mentored us on leadership, growth, and on building a diverse organisation that will democratise education. It’s a privilege to have him on board officially, and we are thankful to him for his continued support towards our journey and vision,” said Gaurav Munjal, co-founder and CEO of Unacademy.

Bengaluru-based Unacademy caters to over 30 competitive exam categories including UPSC, banks, SSC, Railways, and IIT JEE among others. The company, founded in 2015 as a YouTube channel by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, and Hemesh Singh, has so far raised around $198 million from the likes of General Atlantic, Facebook, Sequoia India, and SAIF Partners.

“Unacademy has been disrupting the existing educational norms and will emerge as the go-to platform for education and knowledge. I am excited to be joining the Board of Unacademy and help in building the future of edtech in India,” Kumar said.

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