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Rajendra Pawar

NIIT Technologies

Rajendra S Pawar is the Chairman and Co-Founder of NIIT Group that encompasses NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, and NIIT Technologies Limited, the software and services arm. As a co-founder of the NIIT Group, Mr. Pawar has not only revolutionized the IT training industry, but is also recognized as a global technology thought leader.

As the Chairman of India’s IT industry body- National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), Mr. Pawar has led several ICT industry initiatives, giving voice to the sector’s aspirations and goals. Earlier during 1990-92, as President of MAIT (Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology), he had integrated MAIT’s activities with other leading industry associations in India.

A Fellow member of the Computer Society of India (CSI) and the Institution of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Mr. Pawar was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree by Rajiv Gandhi Technical University (MP) in 2005.

In recognition of his contribution towards changing the IT landscape in India, in 2011, Mr. Pawar was awarded the Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian awards given by the Government of India.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, February 13

2:15pm IST


My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, February 13

5:00pm IST