- Chairman, National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), India
BSc, Physics, Delhi Univ.; BEng, Electronics and Telecoms, Indian Institute of Science; MSc in Computer Science, Univ. of California. Since 2011, Adviser to Prime Minister, National Skill Dev. Council (rank Cabinet Minister). Vice-Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services. Chairman: Tata Elxsi; Tata Tech.; CMC; CRL; Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Member, Board: Tata Industries; Hindustan Unilever; Bombay Stock Exch.; MIT Sloan School of Mgmt. Recipient: Padma Bhushan, for commitment and dedication to IT industry (2006); Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for contribution to Indo-British economic relations (2009). Expertise: information technology and electronics.