Simplilearn, the world’s #1 online bootcamp for digital economy skills, has appointed two key senior leaders: Asem Rostom as Country Manager – Middle East and Vishal Shah as Senior Director of Enterprise Sales in the United States.
The appointments are a part of Simplilearn’s larger goal of expanding and strengthening its teams globally to continue delivering the highest-quality upskilling.
- Mr. Asem Rostom joins Simplilearn as Country Manager, Middle East
- Mr. Vishal Shah joins Simplilearn as Senior Director, Enterprise Sales.
Mr. Asem Rostom joined Simplilearn as Country Manager, Middle East. He has a track record of success in education management and assessment.
An alumnus of Altinbas University, Istanbul, Asem is a visionary senior sales and management executive with a successful leadership background in spearheading cross-functional sales and operational teams.
He has previously worked with Cambridge University Press as a MENA IELTS Manager and at Pearson VUE as the META Manager.
Mr. Rostom is skilled in business planning, sales, customer relationship management, curriculum addition, workforce skill gap analysis, and team building.
Mr. Vishal Shah, appointed as Simplilearn’s Senior Director of Enterprise Sales in the United States, will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.
He will be managing the Southeast Region of the United States and select named accounts across the U.S. Mr. Shah has over 15 years of corporate sales experience and formerly served as the Southeast Enterprise Account Executive for Udemy.
An alumnus of Kennesaw State University, Vishal has been a highly confident consultant with over 20 years of documented success in healthcare/biotechnology, as well as SaaS He has worked at Coca-Cola, Global Payments, NCR, and Equifax in the past.
“I am delighted to welcome Mr. Asem Rostom and Mr. Vishal Shah at directorial positions for our the Middle East and the U.S. teams, respectively. Their extensive experience in the education and sales domain will prove extremely beneficial to Simplilearn. We are confident that through their addition, we will continue to provide outstanding results to our consumers. We look forward to strengthening Simplilearn’s global footprint with their efforts and expertise.”Mr. Kashyap Dalal, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, Simplilearn, said,
“It is a privilege to join the Simplilearn team as their Country Manager, Middle East region. The Edtech area is expanding at an exponential rate, making education more convenient and accessible to learners all over the world. While I aim to contribute my experience and expertise, I also look forward to working with and learning from Simplilearn’s broader team and facilitating the best outcomes for our customers.”Mr. Asem Rostom, Country Manager, Middle East, Simplilearn, said,
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Simplilearn team, which has always been committed to the larger goal of delivering industry-relevant, high-quality skills to its learners. I believe that by working together as a team, we will be able to contribute to closing the global skills gap. I look forward to new learnings and hope to build a deep, long-lasting collaboration that will benefit our internal and external stakeholders.”Mr. Vishal Shah, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales, Simplilearn, said,
Simplilearn conducts more than 3,000 live classes per month, with an average of 70,000 learners who Each month, users spend over 500,000 hours on the platform. Simplilearn’s programmes enable students to upskill and become certified in popular fields.