WizKlub appoints ex-Wipro and ex-Cognizant Pankaj Bande (Jain) as Chief Technology Officer
WizKlub, a cognitive and tech skills development edtech startup, recently onboarded Pankaj Bande (Jain) as their Chief Technology Officer. Pankaj will lead the Product Design and Learning & Development Team at Wizklub.
A technology enthusiast, Pankaj brings with him two decades of experience working at top IT companies like Wipro and Cognizant. He enjoys making learning engaging and effective by leveraging technology.
In his previous role, Pankaj was the Senior Architect at Wipro building Conversation IoT Solutions for BFSI, Healthcare, Automotive sectors. Prior to Wipro, he was at Cognizant where he led the Digital Technology Office (DTO) in Enterprise Application Services. Pankaj has a passion for innovation using advanced technologies and has worked across IoT, Conversational AI, Blockchain, Mobile Robotics, hardware & software.
Amit Bansal, Founder & CEO, WizKlub, says, “We are excited to have Pankaj join our team to lead and strengthen technology. WizKlub is investing in richer learner experiences across conversations, physical devices and Pankaj’s rich experience and expertise in conversational AI, Robotics and IoT technology will accelerate these first-of-its-kind learning environments in India.”
Pankaj Jain, Chief Technology Officer, WizKlub, says, “I am passionate about applying technology to build products that make a fundamental difference to the skill of a learner. I like building products that are outcome focused and at the same time ignite a spark to make the learner fall in love with learning.”
The WizKlub programs develop higher-order thinking skills to ensure that every child learns the smart way, is an adept problem solver and develops the ability to take an independent and critical view of the world around to make smarter decisions. The WizKlub SmartTech Program, a first-of-its-kind for children as young as 6 years, builds lifelong skills and confidence to create tech products by application of coding, design, robotics, smart devices, and latest technologies like voice programming (Alexa) and AI.