Scripbox Co-founder & CEO Ashok Kumar E R joins GiveIndia as President

Kumar will be responsible for advancing GiveIndia’s strategy and vision, scaling up the donor ecosystem, and spearheading the next phase of growth and expansion for GiveIndia

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jul 8, 2020 2:18 PM
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GiveIndia, a Bengaluru-based non-profit, has appointed Ashok Kumar E R as the President of the organization. Kumar brings extensive leadership experience, with a track record of accelerating growth in technology companies, championing purpose-driven transformation initiatives, and leading corporate social responsibility and nonprofit funding efforts.

He will be responsible for advancing the strategy and vision, scaling up the donor ecosystem, and spearheading the next phase of growth and expansion for GiveIndia.

Previously, Kumar served as the Co-founder & CEO of Scripbox, building the online investment service with the mission of making Indians financially independent. Prior to Scripbox, he has held various leadership positions at IT, Telecom and Hi-tech companies such as Wipro, Intel, Airtel and Cisco.

Speaking of the appointment, Atul Satija, Founder 2.0 & CEO, Give Foundation said, “As the world struggles with challenges such as poverty and inequality, leaders and organisations need to think more consciously about economic value creation driving positive change. Leaders like Ashok, who make the move to social entrepreneurship, help ensure this. Ashok will be a great asset to GiveIndia as we look to continue our growth, and execute on our mission to help deliver equal opportunity to every citizen to succeed in life, irrespective of the circumstances they were born into.”

He further added, “GiveIndia is celebrating 20 years of its service, and this is also turning out to be an orbit shift year for us. Perfect timing for Ashok to join us as we continue on our evolution. I extend him a warm welcome and look forward to together achieving the goals and objectives of the organization.”

Commenting on his appointment, Kumar said: “I am thrilled and excited to start my social entrepreneurship journey with GiveIndia. Coming from a small town lower middle class family, throughout my life, I have been the beneficiary of so many do-gooders giving, it is my turn to enable the world to give and help alleviate poverty through GiveIndia.” He further added, “More than ever, the social sector needs a start-up approach and hyper scale thinking to solve large and complex problems that we are facing as a society. Along with my team, I am looking forward to propel Giveindia to next phase of growth."

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