upGrad appoints new CEO – International

Myleeta AgaWilliams, CEO - International, upGrad
The appointment has been made to support expansion plans across the EMEA along with APAC and US regions

Dubai, August 19, 2022: upGrad, Asia’s EdTech Company, has announced the appointment of Myleeta AgaWilliams as CEO – International. With over two decades of experience in global and digital businesses, AgaWilliams will be responsible for managing end-to-end international operations and creating region-specific product pipelines, thereby driving high-impact revenue and profitability results.

The appointment is aimed at spearheading growth across the EMEA region along with APAC and US regions.

In her new role, AgaWilliams will be leveraging her experience in scaling businesses through strategic interventions across content and global distribution for broadcast and streaming media. She will engage with managerial teams based in multiple geographies, to align short and long-term business objectives for accelerating profitability. Previously she has managed diverse product portfolios and led marketing and sales teams across geographies at Netflix, BBC Studios, Discovery and UTV amongst others.

Mayank Kumar, Co-founder & MD, upGrad says, “AgaWilliamscomes with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and cultural intellect that will augment our operations across existing and upcoming markets. AgaWilliams, who has built and scaled operations across niche markets including Asia, will continue to accelerate our ambition of becoming a global leader within the LifeLongLearning segment.”

upGrad is an integrated LifeLongLearning tech company that offers online higher education programmes to college learners and professionals aged 18 to 55 years in partnership with 300+ universities from across the globe. The company recently closed an investment round of US$210 million to further propel growth.

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