About Kraftshala

Our purpose: To empower professionals to become the best version of themselves

Kraftshala makes India’s most loved marketing & sales training programs

Our programs have an Advocacy Score of 95%. We believe that education becomes a lot more fruitful, and a lot more fun, when you get kickass practitioners, the real experts, to train emerging talent. Our programs are built on frameworks and examples from the best in the industry and they are consistently updated with the latest, cutting-edge tools & learnings from the field. The INDUSTRYCreds™ certification that our programs offer is on track to become the benchmark for hiring marketing and sales talent in India.

Kraftshala makes India’s most loved marketing & sales training programs

Our programs have an Advocacy Score of 95%. We believe that education becomes a lot more fruitful, and a lot more fun, when you get kickass practitioners, the real experts, to train emerging talent. Our programs are built on frameworks and examples from the best in the industry and they are consistently updated with the latest, cutting-edge tools & learnings from the field. The INDUSTRYCreds™ certification that our programs offer is on track to become the benchmark for hiring marketing and sales talent in India.

Our Story

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Kraftshala was founded in 2016 by Varun Satia (ex-Nestle, ex-FMS) and Eshu Sharma (Ex-HUL, ex-FMS) with the premise that most jobs (even entry-level) require candidates to start delivering from Day 1 and that’s not how anyone is training people today!
2017
- We began our journey by offering an online program in marketing to current B School students, starting with the top 12 campuses (IIMs/ ISB/ XLRI etc).
2018
- Expanded to 50 B-School campuses and 3 programs (Brand Building, Digital Brand Building and Sales Leadership) of 8-11 weeks each.
2019
- The second audience we created a program for was working professionals, called Professional Brand Management in the Digital Age (PBM) taken up by early stage managers to accelerate their marketing careers
2020
- In late 2020, we launched a digital marketing program called The Marketing Launchpad for entry-level roles. This is a 20-week program where students train full-time (10am-8pm) and pay the fees only once they get a job with min. 4.5 L CTC

meet our investors/gurus

nandkishore

nandu nandkishore

Former Fortune 100 CEO Ex-Head of Asia, Oceania, Africa for Nestlé & Global CEO for Nestlé Nutrition

nandkishore

pallav jain

Co-CEO at Performics India MBA from IIM Ahmedabad batch of 2007

nandkishore

sarfaraz khimani

Co-CEO at Performics India MBA from IIM Calcutta batch of 2008

Kraftshala Founders

Varun Satia, Co-Founder & CEO
Varun Satia
Co-Founder & CEO
Varun has over 10 years of experience in marketing, training and entrepreneurship. He’s worked at Nestle as a Brand Manager, Maggi Noodles, conducted over 200+ sessions for students and corporates alike, has headed Placement Cell at FMS and has even founded a business with 2 graduate students of Harvard University which was acquired by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in 2009.
At Kraftshala, he leads the overall growth, strategy, product, team building and placements. He is an FMS and BITS Goa Alum.

meet our team

We’re building a diverse team ready to change the future of education.
Nishtha jain, Marketing & Training
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Nishtha jain

Marketing & Training

Shivang Sethiya, Marketing & Training
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Shivang Sethiya

Marketing & Training

Supriya Pushkar, Admissions
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Supriya Pushkar

Admissions

Sumona Shetty, Human Skills Training
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Sumona Shetty

Human Skills Training

Dinesh Sajnani, Marketing & Training
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Dinesh Sajnani

Marketing & Training

Richa Mangwana, Student Success
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Richa Mangwana

Student Success

Abdullahi Thamir Rezvi, Admissions
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Abdullahi Thamir Rezvi

Admissions

Resham Kapoor, Marketing & Training
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Resham Kapoor

Marketing & Training

Arvind M, Developer
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Arvind M

Developer

Kirti Babbar, Admissions
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Kirti Babbar

Admissions

Lakshay Nanda, Admissions
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Lakshay Nanda

Admissions

Gargi Parihar, Admissions
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Gargi Parihar

Admissions

Srithi Abhinitha, Student Success
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Srithi Abhinitha

Student Success

Anirudh Mittal, Partnerships
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Anirudh Mittal

Partnerships

Akash Naskar, Digital Marketing
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Akash Naskar

Digital Marketing

Rishikesh, Developer
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Rishikesh

Developer

Vaibhav Kochhar, Content
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Vaibhav Kochhar

Content

Prince Kumar, Content

Prince Kumar

Content