BSc, Physics, Delhi Univ.; BEng, Electronics and Telecoms, Indian Institute of Science; MSc in Computer Science, Univ. of California. Since February 2011, has been in public service. Currently, Chairman, National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister, and Chairman, National Skill Development Corporation. Chairman, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and AirAsia (India). Independent Director of the Board: Hindustan Unilever; Asian Paints; Piramal Enterprises. 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.