Our team is committed to the cause of developing young leaders and skilled professionals for the next generation. All team members have deep experience in the field of learning and development, education and marketing with K12 and higher education institutes, corporations and social enterprises.
Aspire TM is an industry-promoted, award-winning social enterprise in India, focused on Employability, Entrepreneurship & Leadership education for schools, colleges and universities. Aspire’s education products include: RoboticPro TM with CMAsia, STEM with Entertainment Technology with CMAsia, Singapore; and LeadershipPro TM . Founded by Amit Bhatia in 2007, Aspire has trained over 63,000 students across 100 institutions in 16 Indian states since inception. Aspire has worked with some of the best schools in India including the Doon School, Dehradun, The Shri Ram School, Aravali, The Oakridge School, Hyderabad, The Pathways School, Gurgaon to name a few in the area of Leadership Development.
Amit Bhatia, Founder & Non-Executive Chairman
Amit is Founder of Aspire, the John P. McNulty Prize-winning social enterprise in Education & Training (www.aspireindia.org). Amit quit a successful corporate career in 2007 to serve the social sector. He was CEO of WNS Knowledge Services, India’s first outsourcing company to list on NYSE with a $1 billion IPO; Country Manager- India for FreeMarkets Inc., an online auction pioneer in B2B procurement; and most notably, Founder of McKinsey Knowledge Centre, the consulting firm’s global research centre.
Amit Bhatia is currently CEO of GSG or The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (www.gsgii.org) since April 2017. GSG is an independent global steering group catalysing impact investment and entrepreneurship to benefit people and the planet. Prior to GSG, Amit was Founding CEO of India’s Impact Investors Council (www.iiic.in) from 2014 to 2016, when impact investments in India grew from $400 million to $1 billion annually.
Amit completed Bachelor’s from Shri Ram College of Commerce; Master’s from Delhi School of Economics with a Gold Medal; Cost Accounting from ICMAI; and is a Fellow at The Aspen Institute and Aspire Circle.
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