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Dr. B V R Mohan Reddy

Executive Chairman
Dr. B. V. R. Mohan Reddy is a visionary who has placed India on the global map for leading-edge engineering research and development (ER&D) services. Having established Cyient (formerly Infotech Enterprises) in 1991, Dr. Reddy pioneered the development of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) solutions to serve international clients. Cyient is consistently ranked among the top 15 IT services exporters from India. Cyient is also the largest independent exporter of high value research and development (R&D) services from India. Cyient counts seven of the top ten global aerospace companies, five of the top five global rail companies, two of the top five global semiconductor companies, and seven of the top ten heavy equipment companies among its customers.

In 2011, Dr. Reddy was the first Indian and seventh individual to receive the Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) CIE division, industry’s most prestigious global award for engineering. He also received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the highest award given to its alumni in recognition of achievement of exceptional merit. In 2016, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hyderabad Management Association. In recognition of his leadership in expanding U.S. India trade partnerships, the US Department of Commerce presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation.
Dr. Reddy holds postgraduate degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. He also received an Honorary Doctorate from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and a Doctor of Science Honoris Causa from KL University, Vijayawada. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Engineers (India).

Dr. Reddy’s dedicated commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has made an incredible mark on the lives of many individuals and he is an acknowledged contributor to community, state and nation. Through its “Adopt-a-School” initiative, Cyient touches the lives of over 10,000 underprivileged children. To promote digital education and inclusive growth, the Cyient Foundation launched a Digital Library at the Akshara Vidyalaya School in Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh. As part of its CSR initiative to empower 20,000 plus children and 50,000 plus community members, Cyient launched 54 digital centers across Serilingampally Mandal Government Schools in the Ranga Reddy District of Telangana.

Under Dr. Reddy’s leadership, Cyient won the Institute of Companies Secretaries of India (ICSI)’s National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance 2014. Dr. Reddy was lauded as a ‘Pioneering Business Leader’ in Global India by the Shared Services Forum for his creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership of the global IT enabled services mission in India, delivering value and impact to business, industry and society. Recently, he received the Padma Shri Award from the Government of India.

Dr. Reddy is a Member of Board of Trustees of LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He served as Chairman of NASSCOM (National Association of Software & Service Companies) for 2015-2016, and has been a member of the Executive Council since 2003. At NASSCOM, he laid the foundation of NASSCOM’s engineering services council (ER&D Forum) through a range of initiatives, including industry research on ER&D services. Dr. Reddy has also served as the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region (2008-2009). He is a Founding Director of T-Hub, the largest incubation center in India for start-ups sponsored by Government of Telangana.

Dr. Reddy has immense passion towards promoting education in India. Towards this end, he serves as Member on the Board of NIIT University, Neemrana and as a Member of Executive Council of JNTU, Kakinada. He was re-nominated Chairman of the Board of Governors, IIT-Hyderabad for 2015-2018 by the Honorable President of India. He has also been appointed a Director on the Board of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and a Member of Court of Governors of Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI). He has been appointed Honorary Consul of Federal Republic of Germany for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.