- Roshni Nadar Malhotra
The only daughter of tech giant HCL Enterprise founder Shiv Nadav is driven and opinionated. After graduating from the Kellogg School of Management with a Masters in Business Administration with focus on Social Enterprise Management and Strategy, Roshni, 37, went on to gain experience and broaden her horizons by working as a news producer at Sky News Asia and CNN America. Within a year of joining HCL, she was promoted to Executive Director and CEO of HCL Corporation. She is currently the Vice Chairperson of HCL Technologies and CEO and Executive Director of HCL Corporation. An outstanding leader, Roshni has won top accolades and awards. Most notably, she was ranked 51st in Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list in 2018 and awarded Indian Business Woman of the Year 2019 by global visions company, Horasis. In 2015, Roshni was awarded the World’s Most Innovative People Award for Philanthropic Innovation by The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (WSIE), in partnership with the UN. She was then conferred the Lewis Institute Community Changemaker Award by Babson College in 2017. The Delhi native and mother of two believes that children from all walks of life should be given the ability to dream big and has been helping gifted students from rural villages achieve their ambitions through VidyaGan, an aspirational platform of which she’s the chairperson.