Myntra & Jabong seek to leverage AI and Machine Learning for its operations; tap Udacity’s Nanodegree programs to reskill its employees


Myntra & Jabong employees will receive cutting-edge education from the leading lifelong learning platform

New Delhi, March 20th, 2018: Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform, will be providing its best-in-class technical education to upskill Myntra & Jabong employees. This collaboration with the organisation will provide its employees access to Udacity’s courses on Machine Learning and Deep Learning in order to enhance skills that are required  to apply futuristic technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning directly affecting their operational efficiency.

Myntra & Jabong, India’s leading platform for fashion brands aim to deploy various applications for these futuristic technologies to gain an edge over competition. To use AI and Machine Learning for last-mile deliveries, automated storage systems, data mining and AI analytics to develop new styles and patterns, Myntra & Jabong require employees with comprehensive skills in these new smart technologies. Udacity was its platform of choice thanks to its state-of-the-art Nanodegree programs, that have become synonymous with excellence in technical education with industry-ready content for innovative technology companies. Myntra & Jabong employees will gain access to Udacity’s Machine Learning Foundation, Machine Learning Basic, Machine Learning Advanced, and Deep Learning Foundation Nanodegree programs.

Commenting on the collaboration, Ishan Gupta, Managing Director – India, Udacity, said, “Bringing knowledge and innovation together to create relevant and advanced tech education is what Udacity is known for. Our focus is on providing relevant training in these futuristic technologies, which means that at the end of the Nanodegree course, Myntra & Jabong employees will be comprehensively skilled in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We are excited to partner with Myntra & Jabong and provide its employees with the skills necessary to thrive in the fast-growing e-commerce industry in India.”

Commenting on the collaboration, Manpreet Ratia, CXO and Head – SCM, CE and Human Capital , Myntra & Jabong, said, “Myntra is committed to being a market leader in building a future ready organization through constant learning and skill upgrades. We are happy to enter into this partnership with Udacity to accelerate the pace of skill adoption and to ensure that  our employees are equipped to take the organization and its customers to newer heights through technology led innovations.

Myntra is investing in developing deep expertise in these nascent fields, and also has plans to deploy Augmented Reality to help users access a more immersive experience and bring them closer to the brand.

Udacity’s Nanodegree programs are carefully constructed educational experiences to provide comprehensive technical skills, but ensure that graduates are ready to deploy these technologies on the field and in businesses. The Nanodegree Programs are co-created by Udacity experts and the leading technology companies in the Silicon Valley for skilling in the technologies of tomorrow.

About Udacity:

Udacity is democratizing education to make it affordable and accessible for people around the world to get them jobs they want to improve their lives. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with operations in China, Germany, India, Brazil and the UK, Udacity provides online education to millions of students in collaboration with top industry leaders including Google, Facebook, AT&T, IBM Watson, Amazon Alexa, Mercedes, DiDi, and more. The company’s Nanodegree certification program, a credential built and backed by industry, is designed to give students the skills they need to be in demand for the global workforce. The company offers Nanodegree programs across a range of subjects including self-driving car engineering, virtual reality development, AI engineering, machine learning, web and mobile development, and data analytics. Udacity has recently secured a prestigious spot in the CNBC Disruptor 50 list.

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About Myntra:

Myntra is India’s leading platform for fashion brands and pioneer in m-commerce play. Myntra has partnered with over 2000 leading fashion and lifestyle brands in the country such as Nike, adidas, Puma, Levis, Wrangler, Arrow, Jealous 21, Diesel, CAT, Harley Davidson, Ferrari, Timberland, US Polo, FabIndia, Biba and many more to offer a wide range in latest branded fashion and lifestyle wear. Myntra services over 19,000 pin codes across the country. With the largest in-season product catalogue, 100% authentic products, Cash on Delivery and 30-day Exchange/Return policy, Myntra is today the preferred shopping destination in India.

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