Board Of Directors

Mr Kiran Karnik, Chairman, ReBIT

Mr Kiran Karnik describes himself as a “public non-intellectual”, with interest and involvement in a range of public issues. In the course of a career of over four decades, he has had the unique experience of straddling the diverse spheres of government, business and civil society with equal comfort and accomplishment. Currently, he is Chair of Oxfam India, Chairman of the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (a university set up by the Delhi government), and President of India Habitat Centre. He is also on the Board of other educational institutions, and NGOs in the fields of public service broadcasting, population, reconciliation and development. He was Chairman of the government-appointed Board that took charge of Satyam Computer Services in 2009 (after the biggest corporate fraud in India), and oversaw its successful re-habilitation and sale. ..Read More

Prof Deepak B Phatak, IIT Bombay

Dr Deepak B Phatak is a teacher, and has been working with IIT Bombay since 1971. He is a Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering. His main concern currently is to use technology for improving quality of education, at a large scale commensurate with the national aspirations. Towards this end, he has expanded the synchronous distance education, which he started at IIT Bombay 15 years ago, into an innovative program for training 10,000 teachers at a time. With other colleagues, he has tried to combine synchronous and asynchronous teaching/learning mechanisms. He has been working on MOOCs, and has introduced ‘blended or hybrid MOOCs’ for Indian students. He is now trying to extend this approach for vocational/skill training, and for school education. ..Read More

Mr Krishnakumar Natarajan, Executive Chairman, Mindtree

A leading authority in the global IT sector, Mr Krishnakumar Natarajan co-founded Mindtree in 1999 and has played key roles in building the company’s innovative approach to delivering IT services and solutions to global 2000 enterprises. Mr Natarajan was instrumental in setting up Mindtree’s U.S. operations, driving expansion in Europe and Asia Pacific regions, and transforming Mindtree’s IT services business. Today, his mission as Executive Chairman is to focus on leadership development and ensure a high quality of governance. He also actively mentors different business groups within the company and works closely with the start-up ecosystem to bring in innovative models of business transformation for clients. ..Read More

Mr N Chandrasekaran, CEO, TCS

Natarajan Chandrasekaran (‘Chandra’) is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT solutions and consulting firm, a position he has held since 2009.Chandra has been appointed as a Director on the board of Tata Sons since October 25, 2016. He was also appointed as a Director on the board of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India in 2016.
Under his leadership TCS has generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion in 2015-16. With over 371,000 consultants, TCS has become the largest private sector employers in India with the highest retention rate in a globally competitive industry. ..Read More

Mr R Gandhi, Deputy Governor, RBI

Mr R Gandhi currently serves as Deputy Governor of RBI. Mr Gandhi was Executive Director of the Reserve Bank before being taking charge as Deputy Governor.Mr Gandhi looks after the following portfolios: Department of Banking Operations and Development, Department of Non-Banking Supervision, Urban Banks Department, Department of Expenditure and Budgetary Control, Department of Information Technology, Legal Department, Premises Department and Risk Monitoring Department.
Having joined the Reserve Bank of India in 1980, Mr Gandhi has built,over these thirty-five years, expertise and experience in ..Read More

Mr Rajesh Doshi, former ED, NSDL

Mr Rajesh Doshi is an Alumni of Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai), with Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (1973 batch). He began his career as Trainee Engineer with Tata Burroughs Ltd., which was later merged with TCS Ltd.
Mr Rajesh Doshi has been associated with National Securities Depository Ltd. since its inception in 1996 in capacity of Executive Director IT with overall responsibility to set-up and manage Information technology Systems for NSDL’s many projects including main Securities Depository system, Tax information Network (TIN), Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) system for National pension Scheme (NPS) etc. ..Read More

Mr Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, ReBIT

Mr. Nandkumar Saravade is currently working as CEO, Reserve Bank Information Technology Pvt Ltd (ReBIT). ReBIT has been set up as a fully owned subsidiary of RBI for technology management and cyber security for RBI’s systems and the Indian banking sector. Till recently, he worked as CEO, Data Security Council of India, a think-tank specialising in cyber security policy research and advocacy. During 2013-15, he was an independent security professional and cybercrime expert, advising Ernst & Young and ICICI Bank. Till September 2013, he worked as Director, Citibank India, heading Security, Investigation and Vigilance. During 2008-2011, he worked as General Manager, Financial Crime Prevention Group, ICICI Bank, ..Read More