About upGrad

upGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry-relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy, and services, upGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere.


Building Careers of Tomorrow


To provide opportunities to advance your professional journey through rigorous online programs that offer personalised support, developed in collaboration with best in class faculty and industry professionals.

Our Story
upGrad began in 2015 with the conviction that in an ever-changing industry, professionals need to continuously upskill themselves in order to stay relevant. Since then we have always focused on building a great online learning experience by collaborating with the right universities and industry partners. We then steadily built a strong support system around our learners. Starting with our first program in Entrepreneurship, upGrad has created some of India’s largest online programs to help thousands of professionals achieve their career goals in the areas of data technology, and management.

upGrad Values & Cultural Pillars

LEAD the future of education with upGrad


Long Term Thinking with Clinical Execution


Empathy and Impact


Accountability and Ownership


Delivering Excellence

Our Founders

Mayank Kumar

Co-founder and MD

With over 10 years of experience in education as an investor and an advisor, Mayank focuses on the overall growth and strategy, team building and strategic partnerships at upGrad. He is an ISB and IIT-Delhi alum.

Phalgun Kompalli

Co-founder, Operations

With 7 years of education experience across different geographies, Phalgun leads the overall growth operations and university relations at upGrad. He is an alum of IIT-Delhi and part of the Forbes 30-under-30 cohort.

Ronnie Screwvala

Co-founder and Executive Chairman

Our goal is to significantly leverage technology to transform the way education is delivered in the digital age. We have a world class team that is commited to provide the most engaging online learning experience to students.

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