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On Thursday, December 6, Shiv Nadar, Founder and Chairman of HCL Technologies and the Shiv Nadar Foundation, Nikhil Sinha, Founding Vice-Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University and Senior Advisor of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, and Saurav Adhikari, President – Corporate Strategy, HCL and Senior Advisor for the Shiv Nadar Foundation visited Harvard University.

The delegation from HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation meet with Drew Faust, President of Harvard University, as well as several faculty members, including David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention, Dean for Academic Affairs, Harvard School of Public Health, Marc Mitchell, Lecturer on Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Daniel Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of International Education and Director of Global Education and of International Education Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Conor Walsh, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Nitin Nohria, Dean, Harvard Business School, and George F. Baker Professor of Administration. The South Asia Institute helped to arrange these important meetings between one of India’s leading business and charitable enterprises with Harvard University.

Founded in 1976, HCL was one of India’s first IT start ups. HCL works in R&D and Technology Services, Enterprise and Applications Consulting, Remote Infrastructure Management, BPO services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration and Distribution of Technology and Telecom products in India. The HCL team comprises 90,000 professionals, operating across 31 countries, including 505 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including several IT and Technology majors. Learn more.

The Shiv Nadar Foundation’s mission is to create equitable opportunities for leadership, through focused philanthropy in research-led education, creativity and art. The Shiv Nadar Foundation operates in K-12 Education (Vidyagyan and the Shiv Nadar School), Higher Education (SSN and Shiv Nadar University) and Art (Kiran Nadar Museum of Art). Learn more.