As the CEO of TASK, his major role is enhancing the employability quotient of the youth in Telangana under the Department of ITE&C, Government of Telangana.
Prior to joining TASK, he was the CEO of NASSCOM Foundation, the social development arm of the Indian IT-BPM industry body – NASSCOM, where he led the technology for good movement in the country for just over 4 years.
Through his unique perspective and diverse and rich experience spanning over 32+ years, he helped take NASSCOM Foundation to newer heights and helped create much larger impact. He 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 served as a member of various Govt of India’s working group like ‘IT for Masses’; ‘Technology Development for Indian Languages Program’; part of the content, assessment and Program Review & Support Group (PRSG) for PMGDISHA. He is also part of the two-member committee which has provided guidelines to be followed for all Govt. of India Websites & apps (GIGW). An eminent speaker at national and international forums, he is also part of the Technology Advisory Group for ‘Girls in IT’, and is a member of the CII’s Regional Committee on Skills & Livelihoods. Due to his passion, he is on the advisory board of the Nagrik Foundation & Action Aid India. He heads the strategy group for Pro-Bono Volunteering at CII’s India@75 initiative and is a jury member for the ‘Specially Abled Women Entrepreneurs’ category at the Womennovator 2019 program.
A student of Computer Applications & Physics from Delhi university, earlier in his career, Shrikant has played a pivotal role in the success of APTECH in India, 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), a leading 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