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XSEED names former OYO executive as COO India Schools

Sandeep Upadhyay will drive the business growth of XSEED’s school program in India as its Chief Operating Officer

INDIA, Gurugram, July 29, 2022 – XSEED Education has announced the appointment of Sandeep Upadhyay as Chief Operating Officer for its XSEED India Schools operations.

In his new role, he will be responsible for driving the business growth of XSEED’s school program in India through both the acquisition of new partner schools and the development of its existing ones.

Sandeep moves from OYO, where he was the Chief Operating Officer for its Coworking, Coliving & Student Housing vertical.

Ashish Rajpal, XSEED’s Founder & CEO, said, “Sandeep has demonstrated skill in driving growth across both smaller and larger companies, and he brings that skill and great energy to XSEED. He has also joined us at a time of great opportunity as we launch an upgraded superior product that delivers results for children and schools. We are confident he will be instrumental in achieving our goals.”

“XSEED’s mission of improving quality in K-12 education is an inspiring one,” said Upadhyay, “More importantly, I am confident that we at XSEED actually have the tools and the skills to make a real difference here. I look forward to working with the dedicated and passionate XSEED team, led by a founder who is an educator himself and is deeply involved in product design; and to driving XSEED’s growth in every corner of India.”

Apart from OYO, Sandeep has also worked with companies like Airtel, Knowlarity, and Ola. The entire XSEED fraternity wishes him all the best.


XSEED Education is a Singapore-based education system that improves thinking skills and problem-solving skills in children thereby making them more confident and ready for the 21st-century workplace. Its flagship school program has reached close to two million children, upskilled, and certified over 100,000 teachers, in thousands of schools. In 2020, XSEED launched XSEED SuperTeacher, a first-of-its-kind fully-loaded teaching & learning app for teachers that can be used in both physical and online classes. The World Innovation Summit in Education (WISE) & MIT’s Legatum Center have both featured XSEED among path-breaking global innovators in education.

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