Our Speakers


Krishna Kumar

Founder & CEO, Simplilearn

Krishna Kumar re-imagines education for working professionals. He strongly feels that technology can be used to make learning more accessible and to personalize learner experience for students. An entrepreneur at heart, Krishna believes in continual improvement and the need to stay focused on achieving goals. This remains the guiding philosophy at Simplilearn. Krishna focuses on accelerating growth and guiding an end-to-end strategy to advance Simplilearn's position in high-growth markets.

Before Simplilearn, Krishna was the Co-founder and COO at TechUnified – a software product company which he exited successfully in 2007 after selling it to a publicly held company. Krishna earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree from NIT, Surathkal, India. A fitness enthusiast, Krishna enjoys long runs outdoors and is passionate about teaching