Shiv Nadar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

Shiv Nadar General Information


Dr. Shiv Nadar is the Founder and serves as Chairman Emeritus & Strategic Advisor to the Board - HCLTech at HCL Technologies. He is the Founder of HCL Group and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. He is also the Chairman Emeritus & Strategic Advisor to the Board of HCLTech, a $12.8 billion global organization with 223,438 professionals operating from 60 countries. He is credited with being one of the pioneers of the computing and IT industry in India. Under his guidance HCL has continued to ride the waves of the changing IT landscape for over 45 years and remain at the forefront of every technological revolution since 1976.While HCL started off as a hardware organization, manufacturing the country's first indigenous computers and introducing them to the Indian consumer, it eventually evolved into a more comprehensive software services organization. HCL is in fact one of the few global IT companies founded in the 1970s that remains in existence to date. Throughout his career, jhe always acknowledged that successful institution building is dependent on forging result-oriented partnerships and creating new knowledge. He steered HCL to create several valuable joint ventures and alliances that aided the organization's emergence as a global technology enterprise. His pioneering spirit and belief in engineering and research shaped the course of the organization and is the reason that today HCLTech boasts one of the largest IT Engineering and R&D divisions in the world. He started his career as part of the elite DCM management trainee system. It was at DCM that he met the people with whom he later started HCLin a Delhi Barsati "akin to a garage startup" with a compelling vision that the microprocessor would change the world. He credits his success to the education and scholarships that he received during his early years. He has always maintained that access to quality education is the most potent tool of transformation and therefore, in 1994, he established the philanthropic - Shiv Nadar Foundation. The Foundation draws heavily on His experience of building a world-class organization like HCL. It endeavors to create institutions of transformational education that will continue to influence and nurture the country's youth for decades to come.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New Delhi
  • India

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Shiv Nadar Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Shiv Nadar Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 New Delhi, India

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