Former Oath India MD Gurmeet Singh to support global education firm betterU
Gurmeet Singh has come aboard as a consultant for betterU, a global education-to-employment platform. Singh is supporting the firm through his company DAUWAU and will help betterU in providing access to education across India.
Singh was earlier with Oath Inc (formerly Yahoo!) as its Vice President and Managing Director - India Business. Prior to that, he was CEO of Forbes India at Network18. In the course of his over two-decade long career, Singh has also worked with Sony Music, Hindustan Times, India Today Group, Rajshri Media, and Marico Industries. His accumulated experience in the industry spans across the areas of technology, media, entertainment, and consumer products.
betterU plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and jobs industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem.
India has witnessed an exponential growth in online education, with a Google-KPMG report predicting the Indian online learning market will reach close to $2 billion in revenues by 2021.