NIIT has appointed Rahul Patwardhan as the new CEO for the company. He will be taking charge of the office from 1 April, 2015. After this new appointment the present CEO of the company Vijay Thadani, will become the Vice Chairman & Managing Director and P Rajendran shall become Joint Managing Director. Apart from this Rajendra Prasad will continue as the Chairman of NIIT.
Rahul Patwardhan has been associated with NIIT since 1984 and has served the company at various leadership positions. He has years of experience in the same field and also holds an MBA degree from IIM Kolkata.
Recently, NIIT has also joined the ‘Women in Tech’ initiative of Microsoft. Under the program NIIT will utilize its nationwide network to train& certify girl students &women in the latest Microsoft technologies, through Technology Skill enhancer courses. This will enable young girls and women in the country to find suitable careers in IT and accelerate their growth in the fast-evolving IT industry.