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Arvind Thakur

NIIT Technologies Limited
CEO and Joint MD
Mr Arvind Thakur is the CEO and Joint Managing Director of NIIT Technologies Ltd, a global IT solutions organization. He has led the business to the category of top providers. In 2012 he was conferred the prestigious global Gold Stevie award as Executive of the Year in the computer services category.

He serves on the boards of the company’s overseas subsidiaries and is the Chairman of the domestic joint venture with ESRI Inc. He also serves on the Board of Management of NIIT University, a not for profit institution. He is active in industry forums and is the Chairman of NASSCOM Domestic Council.

Mr. Thakur graduated in engineering from IIT- Kharagpur where he received the Institute Silver medal for ranking first in the department. Thereafter he pursued post-graduation in Industrial Engineering and started his career with BHEL, before joining NIIT in 1985.

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