As the CEO of NASSCOM Foundation, the social development arm of the Indian IT-BPM industry body – NASSCOM, Shrikant is leading the technology for good movement in the country.
Through his unique perspective and diverse and rich experience spanning over 28 years, he has taken NASSCOM Foundation to newer heights and helped it create much larger impact. His involvement in the gamut of programs also gives him a chance to interact with numerous NGOs, leaders from the CSR space, policy makers from across the government, youth innovators and early stage social start-ups.
Shrikant has also been championing the cause of collaborative CSR, where corporates can join hands for a common cause, with government and non-government entities to solve social issues and create large scale impact.
As a respected leader in the space, Shrikant serves as a member of the technology advisory group for ‘Girls in IT’, and in also a part of the working group of ‘Technology Development for Indian Languages Program’ run by the Government of India He is also the head for the strategy group for Pro-Bono Volunteering at CII’s India@75 initiative.
Earlier in his career, Shrikant has played a pivotal role in the success of APTECH both in India as well as in Latin America & the Middle East. Prior to joining NASSCOM Foundation, he was based out of Malaysia, working as Head Corporate learning, APAC and MENA, at GlobalNxt University (formerly 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.
05 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description With India being one of the first countries to mandate Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), there is a growing interest among various stakeholders to see how the scenario is progressing. While it can be acknowledged…Read More