BVR Mohan Reddy

Founder Chairman & Board Member, Cyient

Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy is a visionary who firmly placed India on the global engineering, research and development (ER&D) services map by establishing Cyient (formerly, Infotech Enterprises) in 1991. He went on to create the “Engineered in India” brand and led Cyient to contribute over $6.5 billion in cumulative exports from India to several global clients, including Fortune 100 companies.

Dr. Reddy served as the Chairman of NASSCOM (National Association of Software & Service Companies) during 2015-16. He served as the Chairman of CII, Southern Region (2008-2009), and currently the Chairman of CII Education Council.  Dr. Reddy is also the Founding Director of T-Hub, the largest start-up incubation center in the country.

Dr. Reddy took up several leadership positions to promote higher education in the country.  He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT-Hyderabad and IIT-Roorkee, is a member of the Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, USA, and a member of the Court of Governors of Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).

Dr. Reddy received India’s fourth-highest civilian award—the Padma Shri—in 2017 for his contribution to trade and industry. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (CIE Division). He was conferred Lifetime Achievement Awards from Outlook Business, Hyderabad Management Association (HMA), Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association (HySEA) and the Centre for Organization Development (COD) recognizing his industry leadership, corporate excellence, and institution building. He is the recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT, Kanpur and is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India).

Dr. Reddy holds postgraduate degrees from IIT-Kanpur, and University of Michigan, USA. He is the recipient of honorary doctorates from JNTU-Hyderabad, JNTU-Kakinada, Andhra University, KL University, Yogi Vemana University, and VelTech University.

He recently released his debut book Engineered in India: From Dreams to Billion-Dollar CYIENT.

Topics & Formats
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Customer Experience
  • Organisation Culture
  • Future of Work
  • CSR & Social Empowerment
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • start-ups (these are very vast themes. He can speak on any topic under these broad themes)
  • Technology trends
  • Technology-led Innovation
  • Business leadership
  • customer centricity
  • business strategy
  • People/leadership development and values-based culture
  • Future of work
  • future skills and mobility of workforce
  • Family Business
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Higher education
  • Technical education
  • STEM education
  • New Education Policy 2020


Chat show with Padmashree Awardee Dr B V R Mohan Reddy