Mr Atul Kulshrestha

Mr. Atul Kulshrestha
Founder, Chairman and Managing Director
Extramarks Education

Mr. Atul Kulshrestha is the founder, Chairman and Managing Director of “Extramarks”. He has conceived and initiated “Extramarks” to provide new age digital education solutions to schools and students to make teaching – learning process easy and effective. Extramarks has attained global success and extreme popularity under his leadership. He leads a team of more than 1600 professionals who have years of experience in the respective field.

He is an honours graduate and a Chartered Accountant with a meritorious academic record. He developed a special interest and knack for technology and launched two internet portals and one international BPO company prior to the launch of “Extramarks”. His efforts in improving the teaching – learning methodology by implementing new technologies has won him accolades and he has been hailed as a global business leader who is transforming the family business in a survey published by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

He has spoken on digital and personalized learning on many platforms and regularly writes on the subject. He is a voracious reader and a music and movie lover. He is greatly involved in philanthropic and social engagements. He is Patron of “Rajasthan Netra Heen Seva Sangh” (Rajasthan Blind Association) an organization serving the blind students to make them independent and self reliant. He has also founded “Extramarks Education Foundation” to initiate research and social development programs in the field of education.

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His Ideology:

  • The purpose of holistic teaching is not to make one learn but enable one to think
  • My view of digitizing education is to breed thinkers than doers
  • There’s a notch difference between theory and practice, only technology can breach that
  • Technology holds the power to deliver deep immersive learning