• Niyati Kanakia, Director, RBK Educational Institutions

    Niyati Kanakia, Director, RBK Educational Institutions

  • The date March 24, 2020, has been imprinted on our memory forever--the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a complete lockdown of the entire nation for 21 days to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a bolt from the blue for the educational sector, hosting a paradigm shift in the way we look at imparting education. However, the uncertainty looming worldwide didn't immediately hit the schools as students indulged in the summer vacation. But the unplanned break lingered for an incalculable time, and the educationalists were clueless about the immediate future of the academic year and education at large.

  • Niyati Kanakia: A New-Age Edupreneur Travelingahead Of Time

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By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

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By: Ajeya Bandyopadhyay, Senior Operations Officer, IFC

As the Chief Marketing Officer of Future Generali India Insurance Limited, Ruchika is responsible for FG's brand & marketing communications, product innovation, digital assets

Top 10 Leaders In Education From Asia ­ 2022

A Glance into the Post-Pandemic World & the Opportunities It Holds for the Business Leaders

By: Ruchika Malhan Varma, Chief Marketing Officer, Future Generali India Insurance

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By: Sukriti Dugal, Founder, ICRI Online Learning

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Technology Key to Global Travel Recovery

By: Benjamin Boesch, Chief Digital Officer, VFS Global

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Pursuit Of Excellence

By: Rajesh Kumar Singh, Global Head - HR, KPIT

Rajesh has 20+ years' experience in the various roles of the public sector, government, private sector and startups, who later moved to the Indian Government's Civil Services in 2001, won the World HRD Congress for transformative


Learning & Development – Need & Importance

By: Tulika Srivastava, Head – L&D, Altisource

With over 18 experience in the L&D vertical, Tulika believes in and drives transformational HR through definite strategies and qualitative analysis on performance.

  • Top 10 Leaders In Education From Asia ­ 2022

    Education a basic requirement for all not only helps better one's life, but collectively contributes to the development of a more reliable nation and the world through us. Over the years, the education ecosystem has undergone dramatic shift, turning from traditional rote form of learning to experiential and blended online form of learning, using the prowess of technology. There is strong evidence that educational achievement is slowly improving all over the world, through improved access to quality content and advanced learning aid & tools. Positively boosted through robust digital infrastructure since COVID-19 pandemic prevalence, education sector has proved benefitting for both students and educators in the past few years. As new technologies continue to create exciting and interactive learning environments for learners, 2022 seems to be an exciting year for digital education, providing life-changing educational opportunities. As per Statista, revenue in the Online Education - Asia is projected to reach $59.69 billion in 2022 and achieve a projected market volume of $69.97 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.23 percent. Moreover, the market's largest segment- Online Learning Platform will value a projected market volume of $49.29 billion in 2022. As e-learning becomes the new normal, and the confluence of technology with education has triggered innovations across APAC on the back of exponentially growing smart phones and the availability of high-speed internet, there are many recognizable leaders who need to acknowledged for keeping up their great work and leading the education sector in the region.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of `Top 10 Leaders in Education from Asia - 2022' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in education field in the industry. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top 10 Leaders In Education From Asia ­ 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Bon Education Anna Batchelder, CEO Bon Education Helps organization leaders, program directors, CSR, marketing and learning professionals create and deliver high-impact learning programs, content and experiences for youth, company stakeholders and communities
Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Bon Doblar , Director - Human Resources Dr. Yanga’s Colleges A young, inventive, multi-awarded and multi-certified individual, dedicated to various sectoral organizations engaged with wide-range of academic and nonacademic facilitations
The ITS Education Asia Foundation Danny Harrington, Founder The ITS Education Asia Foundation A Hong Kong-based Educator and Geography/Sustainability teacher/mentor, runs alternative flexible-learning-model schools, educational consultancy and other educational services
Asia Careers Group Louise Nicol, Founder Asia Careers Group Supports ambitious Higher Education Institutions gather data, map & track their mInternational Graduate Outcomes and provides Introductions to International Schools & Asian Employers
Singapore Education Network Michael Klemm , Founder & MD Singapore Education Network An education professional with extensive experience in international education, employability, education technology and entrepreneurship
RBK Educational Institutions Niyati Kanakia, Director RBK Educational Institutions She is the Director of the institute, catering to 10,000 students and the founder of Kanakia Kids, a network of new-age preschools offering play-based learning that nurtures 1,500 toddlers and preschoolers
Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur Prof. Dr. Noor Inayah Yaakub , President & Vice-Chancellor Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur As the President &Vice Chancellor of the institute, she has been working on enhancing the leadership and entrepreneurial skillsets of her students through innovative curriculums and assessment methods
Universitas Terbuka Prof. Ojat Darojat, Rector Universitas Terbuka Works as a faculty member in ODE for more than 30 years and pursuing a doctoral degree in Quality Assurance from Simon Fraser University, Canada, have brought her to the position as the Rector of the instituition
School of Humanity Raya Bidshahri, Founder & CEO School of Humanity A revolutionary education leader, through her institute provides a progressive model and skill-based curriculum to reinvent education to better heights
Edu Lead International Rupam Sah, Founder Edu Lead International Working consistently towards supporting educators with the best knowledge and skill in Education, to empower the key stakeholders of schools through powerful training programmes

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