S Ramadorai is vice chairman of Tata Consultancy Services, a company he has been associated with for the past 39 years.
In February 2011, Mr Ramadorai stepped into public service when the Indian government appointed him as the advisor to the Prime Minister in the National Skill Development Council, in the rank of cabinet minister.
Mr Ramadorai is chairman of Tata Elxsi, Tata Technologies, CMC and CRL, and on the boards of Tata Industries, Hindustan Unilever, Bombay Stock Exchange and MIT Sloan School of Management.
In recognition of his commitment and dedication to the IT industry, Mr Ramadorai was awarded the Padma Bhushan (India's third highest civilian honour) in January 2006. In April 2009, he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to Indo-British economic relations.
Mr Ramadorai’s academic credentials include a bachelor’s degree in physics from Delhi University, a bachelor’s degree in engineering (electronics and telecommunications) from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California. In 1993, he attended the Sloan School of Management’s highly acclaimed senior executive development programme.