co-founder of NIIT

Vijay K. Thadani
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Vijay K. Thadani (born 1951) is an Indian businessman who co-founded NIIT along with Rajendra S. Pawar in 1981. He is currently the CEO of the company. He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

He has been actively engaged with many industry associations.

Served as President of the Indian IT industry association, MAIT and also chaired the Indian Government’s Committee on National Information Infrastructure Policy

Served as Chairman of the IT Committee, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in USA

Currently serving as the Chairman of CII National Committee on Education and also serves as the Chairman of the National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), which works under the aegis of the Quality Council of India

Serving on the Board of CompTIA USA, an association advancing the global interests of information technology industry and also as a member of the India Advisory Board of the Maastricht University, Netherlands

Recently appointed as a member of the Strategy Council of Global Alliance for ICT and Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA-GAID)