Bengaluru, NFAPost: TalentSprint is redefining digital education space in the country by joining hands with India’s top-notch educational institutions such as IISc Bangalore, IIIT Hyderabad, IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur; and leading organisations such as Google and Pegasystems.
Through these partnerships, ed-tech startup TalentSprint offers courses in Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing and Fintech for students as well as working professionals.
Since the lockdown due to Covid-19, the ed-tech industry has witnessed an average growth of 50% in the recent past. Until last year, Ed-tech innovations in digital learning were seen as alternatives. With the current situation, the world’s education system marches head-on into an e-learning experiment of unmatched scale. TalentSprint, with the mission of offering opportunities through its courses for upskilling, is now India’s leading Ed-Tech Company to be offering courses in Deep Tech programs.
Under the leadership of co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Santanu Paul the company has emerged as India’s leading career accelerator and technology platform offering transformational training programs to young and experienced professionals.
The company also got investors attention as it succeeded in raising fund from venture capital firm Nexus Venture Partners and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
Santanu guides strategy and growth at TalentSprint. Under his leadership, the 11-year-old company has emerged as India’s leading career accelerator and technology platform offering transformational training programs to young and experienced professionals. TalentSprint has won many awards and raised venture capital from Nexus Venture Partners and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
Before founding TalentSprint, Santanu was the Senior Vice President at Virtusa, responsible for Global Delivery Operations, based out of Hyderabad, India. Before that, he lived and worked in Boston as Chief Technology Officer for Open Pages and Viveca, both venture-backed high-tech firms.
His professional career began in New York at the reputed IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights. He has authored 20+ research papers and is an inventor on two US patents.
Santanu received his B. Tech from IIT Madras and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, both in Computer Science. He is also the recipient of many academic scholarships, including the Rackham Doctoral Fellowship, the IBM Canada Fellowship, the LaCroute Fellowship for Computing Sciences, and the National Talent Scholarship.