Learning platform Udacity to expand India operations

Udacity, which is a learning platform, is now expanding its 40 member team at the New Delhi office as a part of its 2020 expansion plans.

Udacity, which is a California based startup, is popular for its nano-degrees which it offers in a range of topics from the AI to deep learning and digital marketing.

Gabriel Dalporto, the company CEO, expects a strong growth trajectory in India in 2020.

“India is fast rising as a prominent digital-first economy. As a result of this rapid digitisation across industries, there is a surging demand for new-age professionals adept in advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, automation, deep learning, data analytics,” Gabriel Dalporto, CEO, Udacity said in a statement.

The learning platform serves 11.5 million students across the globe, which includes more than 60 enterprise clients. As of now, more than 1 in 10 Udacity students are from India.

“We are registering a growing interest of learners – students as well as working professionals – in our cutting-edge Nanodegree programs,” Lalit Singh, COO – Udacity said.