Karan Jaitapkar elevated as Chief Technology Officer of Bada Business
Leading EdTech startup Bada Business has roped in Karan Jaitapkar, a technology specialist with a cross-industry experience of almost two decades as its Chief Technology Officer. The new CTO will further firm up the technological foundations of the company as it looks to expand its footprints across the country over the next few years.
Karan comes with a deep and cutting edge knowledge of technology, engineering and analytics across IT, print & electronic media including digital marketing services. Cutting his teeth spanning a number of functional roles ranging from core IT and engineering to digital and broadcasting technologies to analytics, he has had an illustrious and eventful career. Karan led the technology vertical at OZEE and Ditto TV, once digital/OTT platforms of Zee Entertainment Enterprises. He was also the Head of Engineering at Network18 Media and Investments Ltd. In his last stint, he headed Analytics & Technology at iProspect.
“We are extremely delighted to welcome Karan Jaitapkar as the CTO of one of the fastest growing EdTech startups in India. At a leading technology-based educational company such as Bada Business which has already been on a high growth trajectory, Karan’s technical acumen as well as intuitive understanding of technology will go a long way in guiding the company in the right direction. With Karan helming the technology element of the company, there is no doubt that Bada Business will achieve even greater successes in the coming future,” said VivekBindra, Founder and CEO, Bada Business.
Karan, an alumnus of the prestigious Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, will be responsible for steering the company into the next-generation technology era at a time when Covid-19 has fuelled unprecedented growth in the EdTech sector buoyed by accelerated transition in online education.
“It gives me immense pleasure to become a part of an organization that is redefining the vision and scope of business management education in the country. As a pioneer and category creating organization in its field, Bada Business has blazed a trail in the Indian EdTech sector. I hope to use my experience and expertise to further push the boundaries of what technology can achieve with a view to develop robust and sustainable business strategies thereby taking the company to even greater heights,” said Karan Jaitapkar.