Mr. Vineet Nayyar is the Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra.
An accomplished leader, he has led several organizations across industries, creating high performance teams and successful businesses. In a career spanning over 40 years, Vineet has worked with the Government of India, international multilateral agencies and in the corporate sector (both public and private).
He started his career with the Indian Administrative Service and held a series of senior positions, including that of a District Magistrate, Secretary - Agriculture & Rural Development for the Government of Haryana and Director, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India. He also worked with the World Bank for over 10 years in a series of senior assignments, including successive terms as the Chief for the Energy, Infrastructure and the Finance Divisions for East Asia and Pacific.
Vineet was also the founding Chairman and Managing Director of the state-owned Gas Authority of India and has served as the Managing Director of HCL Corporation Ltd., and as the Vice Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd. He was also a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HCL Perot Systems. He received a master’s degree in development economics from Williams College, Massachusetts.
In addition to his responsibilities at Tech Mahindra, Vineet’s principal directorships include his serving as a director on the boards of Venturbay Consultants Private Limited, Mahindra Logisoft Business Solutions Limited, Tech Mahindra (Thailand) Limited, Tech Mahindra (Beijing) IT services Limited, Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Limited, Mahindra United World College of India, Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Limited, The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, Greatship (India) Ltd, Vidya Investments Private Limited, Vidya Education Investment Private Limited, Maurya Education Company Private Limited, Tech Mahindra (Americas) Inc, Tech Mahindra Foundation, Essel Social Welfare Foundation (formerly-HPS Social Welfare Foundation).
He serves as Chairman of Supervisory Board of Tech Mahindra GmbH. He is also a trustee of Vidya Education Foundation, Cathedral Vidya Trust and Mahindra Education Foundation.
Vineet was awarded the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the year [Manager]’ for the year 2013.