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Irwin Anand

Managing Director, Udemy India

Irwin Anand is the Managing Director, India at Udemy and he’s responsible for opening Udemy’s first India office, growing the local team, and deepening the company’s investment in the region. Anand is also focused on further localizing the Udemy student and instructor experience in India.

Before joining Udemy, Anand was the Chief Operating Officer at OLX India, a consumer-to-consumer 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. He has also worked with other leading companies like Aricent, Accenture, Lucent Technologies and Wipro in the past.

Anand holds an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur and B.E. Engineering from the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology.

In his spare time, Anand enjoys running, listening to eclectic music, and tending to his balcony garden.