Roshni Nadar Malhotra brings a global outlook, strategic vision and passion for social enterprise and institution-building to her varied roles at HCL Corporation and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. As CEO and Executive Director of the HCL Corporation, she is responsible for strategic decisions regarding the overall direction of the Corporation.
The vision and strategy for the HCL brand and the Shiv Nadar Foundation and its related brands are closely guided by her as well.
Roshni is a Trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, which among its transformational educational initiatives has established the SSN College of Engineering in Chennai, today among the top private engineering colleges in India, Shiv Nadar University, VidyaGyan schools, Shiv Nadar School and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.
As a member of the SSN Institutions and Shiv Nadar University Boards of Management, she is actively involved in developing the strategic roadmap of the institutions to maintain and progressively improve the benchmarks set in academics, extra-curricular development and pedagogy.
She is the driving force behind the VidyaGyan schools in Uttar Pradesh, a radical idea to induct and transform meritorious rural children from economically challenged backgrounds. VidyaGyan provides these children free, world class education to help transcend the disadvantages they face and compete with their urban counterparts.
As a representative of the Foundation, she has also been involved in a joint initiative with the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation to promote the education of the Dalit and Muslim girl child in some of the most backward districts in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India.
She has previously worked with Sky News U.K. and CNN America as a news producer.
Roshni has an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, majoring in Communication with a focus on Radio/TV/Film. She later did an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management with a focus on Social Enterprise and Management & Strategy.