Management

The Chief Promoter Mr.Ranjit Narasimhan has passed out from IIT Madras in first class with distinction and had obtained Roll of Honours from IIM Calcutta. He had won K R Memorial Award at IIT for excellent academic performance, he also won the Industry Champion of the Year Award in 2010 from Contact Centre World at their Asia Pacific Conference in Melbourne.

MANAGEMENT DETAILS

Profile of Ranjit Narasimhan
Founder Ranjit is presently CEO of Shikshaa Edutech Ltd, a company focused on Technology assisted Learning. Till recently, he was the President and CEO of HCL Technologies Ltd-BPO Services. During his tenure the organization grew from strength of about 30 people in 2001 to over 11000 employees in 2009. Under his leadership HCL BPO was ranked No.1 among the Top 50 Best Managed Global Outsourcing Vendors by The Black Book of Outsourcing in 2009 and in 2010. It was also ranked as No.1 Employer in India and Best employer in Asia. It was the first BPO Organization in the world to be appraised at Maturity Level-5 of People CMM. It was ranked among-st the Top 3 Contact Centers in Asia Pacific by Frost and Sullivan. It also won the CIO 100 Award 2009, Technology Award in 2008 and Special Award for consistent excellence for Outsourcing Practice across all disciplines by National Outsourcing Association, UK in 2007. HCL also won the 1st “Investor of the Year Award” for Employment generation in UK by the UK Trade and Investment Board in 2006. Prior to heading HCL BPO in 2002, Ranjit headed HCL Technologies’ largest Application Software Development Center. Under his leadership this Center grew rapidly by over five times in three years. Ranjit’s career spans over 30 years with experience in Manufacturing, Information Technology and Financial Services. He was the President of the Pondicherry Chamber of Industries during 1996-99. Ranjit holds an excellent academic record, and graduated with distinction from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras with a B Tech in Electrical Engineering. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and is the recipient of its Roll of Honors. More recently, the Rotary Club Madras Coromandel honored Ranjit with its highest Award “For the Sake of Honor Award”. He was also awarded the ‘Industry Champion of the Year’ Award in 2010 by the Contact Center World at their Asia-Pacific Conference held in Melbourne. Ranjit also manages two schools in Chromepet- Shikshaa Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Hasthinapuram and Venkateswara Middle School, Radhanagar.
Profile of M.S.Ravindran
Founder M.S.Ravindran is presently the Vice President and Head of Operations at Shikshaa Edutech Ltd. He has graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras with B.Tech in Electrical Engineering. He holds an MBA with distinction from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has been an entrepreneur and has served corporate world in variety of roles over 3 decades. He was the Head of Support Services and held many other senior level roles in operations and support services at HCL BPO before joining Shikshaa Edutech Ltd. He is ‘Black Belt’ certified in Six Sigma quality improvement methodologies.
Profile of A.V.Kabilan
Founder A.V. Kabilan is presently the Advisor of Shikshaa Edutech Ltd. A V Kabilan holds an M.Tech degree from IIT Madras. He has over 30 years of rich experience in the Information Technology and Information Technology Enabled Service areas. Has led many complex and large IT projects successfully for various international organizations. As part of his career, he has trained and imparted knowledge and expertise to young Engineers and professionals from IITs and other premier institutes. Functioned as Center head for some of the large operational centers of HCL Technology - BPO Services and played key roles with managerial talents.