Shahanshah Manzoor

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Shahanshah Manzoor
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Born (1981-07-12) July 12, 1981 (age 40)
Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • M.Sc. (Maths)
  • Master of Computer Applications
Alma mater
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Bangalore University
OrganizationSimpliv Learning
Known forFounding Simpliv Learning
TitleFounder & Managing Director

Shahanshah Manzoor is a serial entrepreneur, best known for founding Simpliv Learning, a Fremont based online learning marketplace. He currently serves as founder and managing director of Simpliv Learning. Manzoor has over 15 years of experience across different industries and right from the beginning he has been an advocate for education for all. To fulfil his desire, he has created a global learning marketplace to offer quality education at an affordable price.

Born in Bareilly, UP, Manzoor has a background in computer science and has worked in different industries which include information technology, business development, marketing and others. Under his leadership, Simpliv has created a space in the hyper competitive education market by offering universal learning programs that are acceptable globally.

In a short span of time, Manzoor has brought Simpliv as one of the mainstream education marketplace and has a team of over 100 industry experts in different vertices offering over 5500 courses. Manzoor has been covered by several hightier news publications including Deccan Chronicle, DNA India, LiveMint, Midday, Business World and others for his business accomplishments and contribution to bring global education for learning.

Early life and education

Manzoor was born on 12 July 1981 in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India. Right from his childhood, he had strong inclinations towards learning. Manzoor attended Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, to pursue a masters of science in maths and thereafter he completed Master of Computer Applications - MCA from Bangalore University, Bangalore, KA, India.


Manzoor during his career worked in the different industry verticals and decided to pick up entrepreneurship to fill the gap between people and education[1] . He started Simpliv Learning intending to offer quality and affordable learning courses for everyone. Simpliv Learning was launched as a global digital marketplace with its headquarter in Fremont, CA, USA that offers online training and courses on various industry topics[2].

Right from the start, he focused on creating Simpliv Learning’s interface to be simple and user-friendly that can help users find courses that can meet their needs[3]. Manzoor focused on affordable courses starting from $2.99 and even some courses at free. He created a team of over 100 industry experts with diverse experience to create quality courses that can be universally accepted[4].

After the official launch, Simpliv Learning was able to garner serious attention from users and quickly gained a market share in the education industry[5] . The courses are available in different formats including audio and video, and focus on all ages to improve learning and learn new skills. The company received positive feedback from users to help them bridge the gap between skills and people and was covered by a number of news publications[6].

In an interview with Deccan Chronicle, Manzoor shared that he plans to expand the company and its service offerings over the period of next five years to become a market leader in the E-Learning industry[7].

In the media



  1. Studio, HT Brand (15 November 2021). "Simpliv Learning to become the icon of e-learning industry: Shahanshah Manzoor". mint. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  2. "Simpliv Learning Witnesses A 1000% Growth In Online Courses: Shahanshah Manzoor". BW Education. 19 January 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  3. "Simpliv Learning - A Platform for Online Learning & Teaching". 2 June 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  4. "Online Learning Platform Simpliv is Changing the Lives of Hundreds and Thousands". Deccan Chronicle. 11 November 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  5. "Simpliv Aims is Making Education Accessible & Affordable, Says Founder Shahanshah Manzoor". Mid-day. 25 November 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  6. "Simpliv Learning aims to redefine learning for audiences globally". DNA India. 19 January 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  7. "SimplivLearning Founder Makes High Quality Online Learning Affordable: Shahanshah Manzoor". India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.

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