Shrikant joined NASSCOM Foundation as the Chief Operating Officer in September 2014 and quickly scaled up to the position of Chief Executive Officer. He plans to bring in more agility in the foundation’s working by directing, administering, and coordinating the internal operational activities, while contributing towards the goal of ‘Technology for Good’ through five of NASSCOM Foundation's mainstream programs.
With over 25 years of experience in education sector, Shrikant played a key role in the success of Aptech; starting in 1989, fresh out of Delhi University and going on to become Senior General Manager for the company.
Prior to joining NASSCOM Foundation, he was based out Malaysia, as Head Corporate learning, APAC and MENA, at GlobalNxt University (formerly Universitas 21 Global or U21Global), an Online Graduate School owned by Manipal Global Education, helping thousands of people working in corporates across the Asia-pacific, Middle-east and North African regions with limited or no access to good quality academic opportunities.
As the CEO, Shrikant looks over the entire operations and strategy for NASSCOM Foundation while directly controlling five different programs. Truly, a person with many hats, Shrikant’s extensive background in the skilling and education spaces will significantly complement NASSCOM Foundation, especially in the National Digital Literacy Mission, NASSCOM Knowledge Network and the ConnectIT programs.