Global Opportunities in Innovation and Outsourcing / Arjun Malhotra
Mr. Malhotra serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of Headstrong's Board of Directors. Prior to Headstrong, he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of TechSpan, which merged with Headstrong in November 2003.
Mr. Malhotra brought a long string of entrepreneurial successes to Headstrong. He founded and built HCL Technologies from a six-person - garage operation - in 1975 to one of India's largest Information Technology corporations. He took over the US Operations of the group in 1989 and grew it to nearly $100 million annual revenues. In 1992, he ran the HCL-HP joint venture in India. In 1996, he set up and ran the joint venture with Deluxe Corporation. He also consolidated and grew the HCL Australasia operations in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. In late 1998, Mr. Malhotra founded TechSpan with funding from Goldman Sachs and Walden International.
Mr. Malhotra did his schooling from The Doon School, Dehradun and his B.Tech (Hons.) in Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kharagpur where he was awarded the Dr. B.C. Roy Gold Medal. In 1985, he attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Mr. Malhotra founded the Prof. G.S. Sanyal School of Telecommunications at IIT Kharagpur through personal endowment of Rs 30 million, and is a member of the Board of Governors for that School and the Technology Foundation of IIT Kharagpur. He was a member of the Board of Governors for the Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, and was Vice President of The Doon School Old Boys Society. Deepening his ties with the IIT System and higher education as a whole, Mr. Malhotra serves as Chairman of Vision 2020, an alumni initiative to raise a $200 million endowment fund for IIT Kharagpur by the year 2020.
In recognition of his outstanding contribution and services to the Institute, Mr. Malhotra was declared Life Fellow of IIT Kharagpur in February 2003. The Jerusalem Fund of Aish HaTorah has honoured Arjun with the coveted Albert Einstein Technology Medal for 2001. The Albert Einstein Technology Award salutes the high tech industry’s vanguard who with their vision…have revolutionized the perception of time and space, linking mankind with ever growing speed and ingenuity. Their cutting-edge breakthroughs have empowered countless others. The Institution of Engineers (India), too, has named Mr. Malhotra an Eminent Engineering Personality.
Mr. Malhotra is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, India (FIETE), and a Member of the Institute of Engineers, India (MIE). He is also one of the founding members of SPIC-MACAY - Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst Youth. This is today India’s largest non-government, not for profit, social and cultural organization.
Location: Crown Plaza Hotel, Woburn, MA
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Organized By: IITSINE
Cost: Members: $ 20.00/ with guest $ 35.00
Contact: Puran Dang 781.861.7493
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