Jafco Backed Vriti Infocom Appoints Anil Pande as Chief Executive Officer

Jafco Backed Vriti Infocom Appoints Anil Pande as Chief Executive Officer

Thursday September 13, 2012,

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Vriti Infocom announced the appointment of Anil Pande as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. An alum of IIT Delhi, Anil Pande has over 33 years of experience in IT, Telecom and Convergence Experience. He spent the early years of his career with leading IT players such as Wipro and Pertech Computers in roles spanning B2B solution sales and product management. He later worked in the telecom sector, holding senior leadership positions in value added services (VAS) and convergence with the mobile telephony pioneers BPL and Reliance Communications. His tenures in functions

such as product management, profit center head and business head have led to an impressive track record of innovative product launches and ultimately, revenue and profit growth.“Anil has been a front runner in the mobility space in India, and in taking new concepts to market. His experience will be of great value to Vriti as we prepare for our next stage of growth. We welcome him aboard on this exciting journey” said Murli Ravi, Head, South Asia investments, JAFCO Asia. JAFCO Asia and Intel Capital are investors in Vriti.

“As per industry estimates, the e-Learning market in India presently stands at INR 25 bn and is growing at 20% annually. Vriti is a leader in tablet-based learning courses supporting video, animation and text and has a large user base on its unique adaptive online assessment and learning solution. This gives Vriti a strong base for expansion across the Windows and Android platforms. Vriti also has key content relationships with players such as Pearson, Everonn, Macmillan, Tata McGraw Hill and is constantly expanding its content library. With its end-to-end expertise in delivering E-Learning content, Vriti is uniquely positioned to offer these solutions in B2B, B2C and Government user segments and get significant share of this business opportunity. I am glad to be part of the exciting journey and look forward to working with Vriti’s growing Enterprise and Retail customer base,” said Anil Pande.

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