Shikhar Malhotra Director, HCL Corporation
Vice Chairman & CEO, HCL Healthcare
Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation
Chairman, Shiv Nadar School
Chancellor, Shiv Nadar Institute of Eminence
Trustee, The Habitats Trust
Shikhar Malhotra is the Director and Board Member of HCL Corporation, the holdco for HCL’s operating companies. HCL has a distinguished lineage as one of India’s original technology garage start-ups, founded by Shiv Nadar.
Shikhar Malhotra is the Director and Board Member of HCL Corporation, the Holdco for HCL’s operating companies. HCL has a distinguished lineage as one of India’s original technology garage start-ups, founded by Shiv Nadar. He is also on the board of HCL Technologies, a $12.6 Billion global technology firm with over 225,944 professionals operating from 60 countries.
Shikhar serves as the Vice Chairman & CEO of HCL Healthcare, one of India’s largest corporate health solutions firms, providing end-to-end healthcare solutions with a vision to make corporate India a healthier place. Today, HCL Healthcare is delivering personalised, sustainable and managed care health solutions to organisations across sectors including education, technology, manufacturing, aviation, among others. Over half a million customers have benefitted from its health and wellness services.
As a Trustee, Shikhar plays multiple roles at the Shiv Nadar Foundation including shaping its vision of nation-building through transformational leadership. Shikhar is the founding CEO of Shiv Nadar Schools (established in 2012), having led them to become one of the most coveted schools in the National Capital Region of Delhi, and consistently recognised among the top schools in the country. The Shiv Nadar Schools are known to push the benchmarks in education to impart critical life lessons and making students future ready for a complex global environment. Under his leadership, the Shiv Nadar School is expanding its footprint to Chennai, with the first School being established in the city at a serene campus in Adyar.
Shikhar is also the Chancellor of Shiv Nadar Institute of Eminence (Shiv Nadar IoE), India’s youngest university chosen as an Institution of Eminence by the Government of India. Today, Shiv Nadar IoE is one of the only four private universities in the country acknowledged for being on an accelerated path to emerge as a world-class research-based, multidisciplinary institution.
Passionate about wildlife and conservation, Shikhar co-founded The Habitats Trust in 2018 with his wife Roshni Nadar Malhotra. He is the Trustee of the Habitats Trust which is empowering on-ground conservationists to achieve its vision of securing India’s natural habitats and their indigenous species.
Shikhar comes from an entrepreneurial family, raised in Kuwait. His early lessons as an entrepreneur were learnt at his family business and were later sharpened at Babson College in the US, with a specialisation in entrepreneurship.