Anant Agarwal

A serial entrepreneur, noted MIT electrical engineering and computer science professor, and Yidan Prize laureate, Anant founded edX in 2012 as an online learning platform that promised to revolutionize education. His original vision, supported by Harvard and MIT - to provide access to high quality education at scale - remains at the heart of edX. The edX community has grown to over 30 million learners and more than 150 academic and corporate institutions, including Harvard, MIT, Oxford, IBM, and others. Anant holds a Ph.D. from Stanford and a bachelor's from IIT Madras. Anant's twitter handle is @agarwaledu.


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