A radical new way for you to continuously learn, grow, and gain cutting-edge and in-demand industry skills. A refreshing learning experience that makes you highly competent to take on the modern competitive business world.
We create those who will create the future.
Hero Vired is a learning company on a mission to not only re-imagine the way we learn, but also build a better and brighter future. We’re here to equip our learners with the knowledge, skills, and expertise they need to find success. We do this through a deeply engaged and holistic learning experience, and empower them to transform careers.
Hero Vired’s vision is to use modern and experiential pedagogical methods to provide holistic learning. We create highly skilled professionals not only for the present, but also for the yet-to-be created jobs of the future. Our goal is to prepare them to become the reliable first choice in a rapidly transforming digital economy.
We make online learning what offline learning could never be – joyful, personalized, fulfilling, and a premium learning experience.
Founder & CEO
A third-generation entrepreneur, Akshay is the driving force behind BML Munjal University. Decoding the challenges faced by students of Higher Education, while evaluating and restructuring the training and development programs at Hero Mindmine. Laying the foundation of BML Munjal University, to bring about change and give back to the society. And now embarking on a new journey, to transform the quality and learning experience of Higher Ed in India.
Strategy & Growth
With over 15 years of industry experience, Gunjan has strategy consulting experience across sectors and experience working in senior leadership roles across noted start-ups including Zomato. Her own entrepreneurial experience includes launching a learning app targeted towards test prep aspirants. She loves building and growing businesses from scratch, and is a passionate educationist. She is an engineer from NSIT, and has an MBA from FMS.
Programs & Marketing
With a varied background in film production, television, content creation and with a more recent focus on edtech, Sushma’s key strength lies in taking an idea from inception to execution. Her last professional years at an analytics training company has given her a deep appreciation of data and analytics, and today she believes it is equally critical to keep eyes on both – the brand in the front, and the moving metrics at the back.
As a product management professional, Sandilya, or Sandy as he is known to friends and family, has worked across some of the biggest names in ed-tech and other domains including Manipal Global, Simplilearn, Idea & ShopX. With over 10 years of experience, he is a passionate first principle thinker with a balanced experience in 0 to 1 and 1 to 100 stage organizations. He continuously strives to solve high-impacting problems in the best scalable methods to improve customer experience across the web and mobile.
Academics & Learning
Dipyaman is a former hedge fund quant & CFA who now leads a boutique consulting firm and India’s smartest proptech start-up, while being extensively connected with academics and teaching. Currently an adjunct faculty at Northwestern University, he has featured in the 40-under-40 data scientists in India list of 2019, and was counted amongst the leading Data Science Academics in India in 2018 & 2019.
With over 15 years of experience in back end and cloud technologies, Amit is the technology backbone of Hero Vired. His experience ranges across sectors in companies like Verizon, CSC, Expedia and SplashLearn. He considers himself to be a fairly ‘agile’ personality and enjoys the excitement of working in startups and young companies.
Dr. Ankur Sodhi
Career Services & Corporate Relations
An educationalist, public speaker, and strategic planner, Ankur has played a vital role in improving the systems and functions of institutions and organizations across the education and online learning domain. He is passionate about learning new things and finds joy in helping students and professionals alike build successful careers. He cherishes the opportunity and ability to help make a wider impact through his training.
A seasoned IT professional with 20+ years of experience, Geetika has built large technology-focused organizations in diverse domains. She has extensive experience leading teams at various organizations, including at Infosys and Lowe’s. As a technology enthusiast herself, she finds a special interest in seeing how technology can bring efficiency to day-to-day tasks and loves to bring in new insights around them.
Chairman & CEO
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
Dr. Pawan Munjal is a highly renowned corporate leader in India who champions growth, socio-economic progress and technological innovation. He is the Chairman & CEO of Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters.
President & COO
Piyush Shah is the co-founder of InMobi Group as well as President & COO of Glance. He is responsible for the vision, strategy and execution of all things Glance. Before taking up this role, he spearheaded the product team as the Chief Product Officer for InMobi Cloud and also led the Performance Advertising business.
Dean for Digital Learning
Open Learning MIT
Krishna Rajagopal leads efforts to empower and catalyse MIT faculty as they use digital technologies to augment and transform how they teach students at MIT. He helps share the best of MIT knowledge and perspectives with learners around the globe via MITx’ open online courses, MicroMasters programs and MIT’s Open CourseWare.
Steve Leonard is a technology-industry leader with a wide range of experience in software, hardware, consulting and managed services. As a passionate advocate for constructive debate about technology and the future of humanity, Leonard is a regular speaker at United Nations Development Program and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific events.
Mr. Pavninder Singh is a Managing Director with Bain Capital and part of their Asia Pacific Private Equity Team. He leads their efforts in India and South East Asia with a focus on Financial & Business Services and Industrial & Energy Verticals.
OYO India & INSEA
Rohit Kapoor is currently the CEO for 0Y0 India & South East Asia [INSEA] across businesses which includes key leading markets – India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines.
Dean of Executive Education
Sameer Hasija is the Dean of Executive Education at INSEAD and a Professor of Technology & Operations Management. With a Ph.D. in Operations Management, M.S. in Management Science Methods at the University of Rochester and an IIT Madras alumni, he is passionate about the role of emerging technologies, and how they can allow creation of business models that were previously inconceivable.
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Gerry George is a Professor of Management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Prior to joining MSB in June 2021, he was Dean and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Singapore Management University. HHHe also served as Deputy Dean of the Business School at Imperial College London and held tenured positions at London Business School and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The US$5 billion diversified Hero Group is a conglomerate of Indian companies with primary interests and operations in automotive manufacturing, financing, renewable energy, electronics manufacturing and education.
The flagship company of the group, Hero MotoCorp manufactures motorcycles and scooters and holds the distinction of being the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer for the past 19 consecutive years. Established in 1984, the Company currently has operations in nearly 40 countries.
Established in 2012, Hero Future Energies is one of the leading Independent Power Producers (IPP) in the nation. The Company has operating plants in wind, grid-connected solar and rooftop solar.
The finance arm of the automotive company, Hero FinCorp is one of the fastest-growing Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFC) in India. Incorporated in 1991, the Company is led by Joint MD and CEO Abhimanyu Munjal.
Established in 1960 as a bicycle component manufacturer, today, Rockman Industries is an industry leader for aluminium die casting, machined and painted assemblies, supplying components to renowned motorcycle manufacturers and automobile OEMs across the world.
A multinational semiconductor engineering solution provider. The company offers engineering expertise in the ares of Semiconductor IC Design, Test & Product Engineering, PCB design. In April 2016, Hero Electronix, an electronics arm of Hero MotoCorp invested a major stake in Tessolve Semiconductor.
Established in 2015, Hero Electronix is the Hero Group’s venture into the technology space with a vision to create leading technology businesses emerging out of India. A multinational semiconductor engineering solution provider, the company offers engineering expertise in the areas of Semiconductor IC Design, Test & Product Engineering and PCB design.
Rockman Advanced Composites is an AS9100 certified enterprise, with over 4 decades of advanced composites solutions, design and manufacturing expertise. Rockman Advanced Composites is a composite division of Rockman Industries Ltd, India’s leading auto components manufacturing company and part of the multi -billion dollar Hero Group.
Hero in Education
Founded by the promoters of Hero Group in 2014, Brijmohan Lall Munjal University (BMU) is a not-for-profit initiative with the aim to transform higher education in India by creating a world-class teaching and learning. Mr. Akshay Munjal is the President of the University.
The Hero Group is one of the founding member of ISB and has funded the BML Munjal Hero Honda Institute of Manufacturing Excellence and Innovation Centre of Excellence at the ISB Mohali Campus.
Founded by Shri Raman Kant Munjal, erstwhile Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp and with the guiding light of Dr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal in 1992, Raman Munjal Vidya Mandir is an educational institution located in Sidhrawali Village in the Gurgaon District of Haryana, India. It is maintained by the Raman Kant Munjal Foundation (RKMF), whose Chairperson is Mrs. Renu Munjal.
BCM School, Chandigarh Road is the living legacy of the ideals of the great visionary Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj. In 1996, BCM School came into existence as second in the chain of BCM Schools established by LBCM Foundation. It is an English Medium Senior Secondary School affiliated to CBSE, Delhi with a strength of 6000+ students.
Founded in 1964,Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) Ludhiana, Punjab, India is a 1326 bedded (Inclusive 800 teaching beds) tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. The institution is duly recognized by Medical Council of India for the MBBS course as well as several speciality and super speciality courses.