ALL ABOUT Byju Raveendran

Byju Raveendran

Byju Raveendran is an Indian educator, entrepreneur and businessman who founded the education technology company Byju’s. Byju is the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of a multinational educational technology company. Byju became a passionate educator after attaining inspiration from his parents, who were also teachers by profession. So, let’s read the success story of Byju, who now owns a billion-dollar startup.

Byju Raveendran Biography

Full Name                            – Byju Raveendran

Year of Birth                       –1981 (41 years)

Place of Birth                     – Azhikode, Kerala, India

Nationality                          – Indian

Alma Mater                        – Government College of Engineering, Kannur

Profession                          – Entrepreneur, Businessman

Designation                        – Founder and CEO of Byju’s

Marital Status                    – Married

Spouse Name                    – Divya Gokulnath

Net Worth                          – $1 billion

Hobbies                               – Sports


Byju Raveendra’s – Career Timeline

  • Engineering

After the completion of his graduation, Byju accepted the job offer of service engineer in a multinational shipping company. After creating his base in this job for a few years he decided to pursue his passion in teaching.

  • MBA Coaching

Byju taught some of his friends during their MBA preparation. All of his friends or we can say students scored 100% in the CAT examination. He made teaching his career and started preparing students for the CAT preparations, and all his students' secured great scores in the same. It was the time when he decided to quit his job and pursue his teaching passion.

Foundations of Byju

Byju founded the Byju’s classes. Byju Raveendran used to train mathematics students in a stadium with a crowd of over 20-25 thousand. His spouse, Divya Gokulnath, enabled him in establishing the company, Byju in 2011.

Byju’s App

Byju classes gained a lot of fame and popularity in 2015 they decided to introduce their app. By the end of 2018, the app expanded to various countries like the US, the UK, and several other countries.

Aakash Acquisition

Byju played an important role in the establishment of the Aakash Institution. Aakash institute is one of the most prominent educational institutions, with over 215 centers across India.

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