Karan Bajaj leaves WhiteHat Jr, Trupti Mukker to take over position

According to Raveendran, WhiteHat Jr and Byju’s Future School, under Bajaj’s leadership, would allow many students in the world daily to learn and create with more than 11,000 teachers.

The CEO and Founder, Karan Bajaj, of the online learning platform WhiteHat Jr, has moved on to start the next chapter of his life and the Head of Customer and Delivery, Trupti Mukker, would be the lead of the organisation.

Byju Raveendran, the Founder and CEO of the leading edtech firm Bjju’s had sent an internal email to its employees which said that Karan was ready to progress onto the next chapter of his life and that they had mutually decided at the time of acquisition.

Mr Raveendran said in the email that in the current week, they would have completed one year of joining of the WhiteHat Jr in the Byju’s family. He mentioned Trupti Mukker would lead the organisation which was skilfully supported by the strong leadership team that was set up by Karan and Byju. Mr Raveendran was the Head of Customer Experience and Delivery.
He was the Head of Customer Experience and Delivery.

In the previous year, Byju’s acquired WhiteHat Jr, a Mumbai based live online coding provider, in an all cash deal of worth $300 million.
In 2018, WhiteHat Jr was founded by Bajaj with a vision to make children creators of technology rather than being passive consumers of it.

The WhiteHat Jr has forayed into 1:1 online music classes, and also brought up physical digital blended coding curriculum to Indian Schools with an aim to teach over 10 lakh students till the next academic year, originally WhiteHat Jr was only a Math and Coding learning platform.

According to Raveendran, WhiteHat Jr and Byju’s Future School, under Bajaj’s leadership, would allow many students in the world daily to learn and create with more than 11,000 teachers.

Bajaj said that he would be fully present in the transition and intends to carve out a career in public interest as the next step.

Bajaj had said that three years ago, WhiteHat Jr was just an idea and now they were a team of more than 17,000 employees and teachers in countries around the world, like India, UK, Australia, US and Latin America, etc.

Bajaj had written three bestseller novels which were published by HarperCollins-India and Penguin Random House. His three novels were Keep off the Grass, Johnny Gone Down, and The Seeker, in India, these novels altogether sold over 200,000 copies.

Bajaj served as the CEO for Discovery South Asia, he was a graduate of IIM Banglore.
Bajaj in the past had been associated with companies like P&G, BCG and Kraft Foods Group.

Currently, more than 11,000-strong teacher workforce conducts thousands of Live Coding, Math and Music online classes every day on its platform.

Cumulatively, the company has conducted more than 8.5 million classes to date.

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