Manish Mohan, India
Executive Vice President, Skills Development Network – Wadhwani Foundation
– Seasoned operations and business leader with expertise in learning and development
Manish Mohan is the Executive Vice President – Skills Development Network (SDN) at the Wadhwani Foundation, which is driving economic growth in India and other Asian countries through large-scale initiatives in job creation and skill development. To achieve this, the Foundation has launched five high impact, technology-oriented initiatives in India, with the goal of creating and filling 25 million jobs in the next 5 years.
Manish leads and guides the Foundation’s SDN program which is expanding the schools programme to more States in India, developing partnerships across industry segments as a development partner in technology-enabled curriculum and courseware, providing implementation support for community college expansion and supporting the development and implementation of the job programmes in U.S.
An engineering graduate in Electronics from University of Pune, Manish has over 20 years of experience in the learning and content development industry. Manish was a Senior Vice President at NIIT Ltd., he was also a Director on the boards of NIPE Uniqua, NIIT Evolv and Element K India Pvt. Ltd. He has been holding senior management positions for last 11 years, including holding P&L responsibilities for last 7 years. He has a wide-ranging technical background and has developed and managed many technical products and projects.