Byju Raveendran is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BYJU’S, the world’s largest edtech company. Born in a small village in Kerala, Byju’s passion for teaching intersected with a real need in society for personalised, accessible, and engaging education. Since 2008, Byju’s unique brand of teaching has transformed his passion into a global edtech company with 150+ million learners on the app and products in 120 countries. Over the years, Byju has built a powerful and talented team of visionary founders and entrepreneurs to further the company’s mission to create lifelong learners through tech-driven education. Based in Bangalore with his family, Byju is an avid teacher, traveller, and FC Barcelona fan.
Byju is part of the Bloomberg 50 2020 list and the recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year award-Startup (2018, 2020), Manorama Newsmaker of the Year Award (2019), Fortune 40 under 40 Award (2018), CNBC Young Turk of the Year (2017) and Express IT Newsmaker of the Year (2017).