Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Nikhil Sinha

Chief Business Officer, Coursera


Nikhil Sinha is the chief business officer at Coursera. In this role, he leads Coursera's enterprise, online degrees, and professional certificates businesses as well as the company's corporate and content strategy. Prior to joining Coursera, Dr. Sinha was the founding vice chancellor of the Shiv Nadar University from April 2011 to January 2016. Dr. Sinha is a leading international expert on the information and communication technology industries and has extensive experience as an academician and corporate executive. In his academic career, Dr. Sinha served as associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Texas from 2002 to 2005 and a faculty member at the University from 1991 to 1999. Outside the academy, Dr. Sinha's professional career has spanned over 30 years serving senior positions in several organizations.

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