Gurgaon-based education services startup Aspire Human Capital Management Pvt Ltd has appointed Wipro vice president Alok Jain as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Jain joined Aspire Human Capital, which is backed by venture capital firm Foundation Capital, from December 1, 2010.
Jain, a science graduate from Delhi University with post graduation in Systems Management, has more than 22 years of experience in information technology and training industry. Jain was till recently vice president of Wipro Infotech. He also worked with NIIT Ltd, an information technology education and training company, for more than 13 years. Jain was part of the Education & Training business at NIIT where his last role was Global Head of Design & Development team.
Aspire provides embedded employability and professional education to schools and colleges. Aspire offers in-campus education that enhances employability through its Employability Education Management System. Its services cater to both students and corporates in the process of hiring fresh talent from campuses. It currently trains over 25,000 students across 40 institutions in 12 states.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Alok Jain on board of Aspire Human Capital Management. I am sure his extensive experience in education and training industry will prove to be among the most valued assets for our company and will help in for Aspire’s next stage of all-round growth,” said Amit Bhatia, Founder & CEO, Aspire Human Capital Management.