Dr. Ashok Agarwal

Ashok AgarwalDr. Ashok Agarwal, Chairman, Engineers Without Borders-India.

Dr. Agarwal’s academic qualifications include B.Tech. (BITS Pilani, gold medalist ), MS, Ph.D (University of Minnesota). His experience includes working with Bell Telephone Labs and professor of Management Information Systems at IIM Calcutta during 1969 to 1987. He was Ford fellow at MIT USA and University of Minnesota and visiting professor at Northeastern University Boston, USA

Ashok has been involved as a consultant to large number of public and private organizations and member various parliamentary committees and UGC committees. His main focus was on defining IT Strategy for large number of organizations.

Ashok was the founder of SQL Star International ( Software Services and Training ) and several other IT Organizations like Era Software Systems ( Software Products ), ACS Technologies ( IT Infrastructure ) and Cyber media India Ltd ( IT publications and market research ) leading to successful IPO of three of these organizations.

Dr. Agarwal was founder of special Interest Group on e governance of Computer society of India and initiated the framework for evaluation of e-Governance projects and publishing case studies on e-Governance . He was awarded the CSI Fellow for his contribution in the areas of Information Technology in the country.

Currently Dr. Agarwal is the Chairman of Engineers Without Borders – India, a non profit body focused on motivating professional and students to get involved in socially relevant projects for improving quality of life for a common person, He is Adjunct professor at BITS Pilani, visiting professor at IIIT Hyderabad, chairman of the Board of Aurora Engineering college and member of Board of Governors of Badruka School of management, Badruka Education Society . Andhra Mahila Sabha School of Informatics , Relliance Cellulose Public Ltd and several other organizations. He is also a member of Alumni Advisory council of BITS Pilani.

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