CHAIRMAN NASSCOM FOUNDATION
EX-CHAIRMAN - BT INDIA
- ACTIVE EVANGELIST OF THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT ECO-SYSTEM
- CO-CHAIRS THE NASSCOM PRODUCT CONCLAVE AND THE NASSCOM PRODUCT COUNCIL
- EARLIER SERVED ON THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF NASSCOM FOR 10+ YEARS
He has worked for the BT Group in India in a variety of positions for over 17 years, retiring in July 2012. Currently, Arun is on the board of Jubilant Foodworks Limited, Cadista Holdings Inc. , Centum Learning Limited, Usha Breco Limited and Samtel Avionics Limited. He is an active member on the boards of various nongovernmental organisations such as HelpAge India where he chairs the resource committee, 'Katha' , 'SPIC-MACAY' and 'India Sponsor Foundation' . He is also a trustee of the Nasscom Foundation, which drives corporate social responsibility initiatives for the IT industry. Arun was associated with Alcatel-Lucent India as a non-executive chairman from May, 2011 until May 2014.
He has served on the Board of Governors for IIM Lucknow and IIIT Delhi and also been an Advisory board member of TERI and a Governing Member of the TERI University board.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a master’s in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.