4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

September 14th-15th, 2014 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

S. Ramadorai

srpVice - Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd; Chairman of the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), India

Mr. Ramadorai is the Chairman of the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister. The NSDA is an autonomous body which coordinates and harmonizes the skill development efforts of the Government and the private sector to achieve the skilling targets of the nation. He is also Chairman of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a Public Private Partnership arm of the Government of India for creating large, for-profit vocational institutions.

Ramadorai, continues as the Vice - Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, a company he has been associated with for the past 42 years.

Ramadorai is also the Chairman of other Tata companies - Tata Elxsi Ltd, Tata Technologies Ltd and CMC Ltd. He is on the Boards of a number of non Tata companies and educational institutions - Hindustan Unilever Limited, BSE Limited and the MIT Sloan School of Management (EMSAB). In June 2013, he was appointed as the Non Executive Chairman of Air Asia India.

In recognition of Ramadorai's commitment and dedication to the IT industry he was awarded the Padma Bhushan (India's third highest civilian honour) in January 2006. In April 2009, he was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the Indo-British economic relations.

Ramadorai is a well recognized global leader and technocrat who has participated in the Indian IT journey. Ramadorai captured this journey in a wonderfully personalized book titled 'The TCS Story...and beyond' which was published in 2011.