Shrikant joined NASSCOM Foundation in September 2014. Since then, he has been responsible for the upward rise of the NASSCOM Foundation and has been able to develop a great team who works tirelessly to use technology for good towards creating an inclusive India.
As the CEO, Shrikant looks over the entire operations and strategy for NASSCOM Foundation while directly controlling the different programs. Truly, a person with many hats, Shrikant’s extensive background in the skilling and education spaces significantly complements NASSCOM Foundation, especially in the National Digital Literacy Mission, Skills Initiative, Tech aided education, E-waste Management and Indian Public Library Movement among others.
With over 26 years of experience in education sector, Shrikant played a key role in the success of Aptech; starting in 1989, going on to become Senior General Manager for the company managing Latin America & Higher Education. Prior to joining NASSCOM Foundation, he was based out of Malaysia, as Head Corporate Learning, APAC and MENA, at GlobalNxt University (formerly Universitas 21 Global or U21Global), an Online Graduate School, 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.