Mr. Anand Sudarshan
Founder & Director, Sylvant Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Anand Sudarshan is Founder & Director, Sylvant Advisors Private Limited, an education sector advisory entity. He is currently an independent non-executive director of NIIT Limited. He also serves as Venture Advisor to TVS Capital Funds. In addition, he serves on a number of executive and advisory boards, as well as government committees on policy advisory in education.

Till June 2012, he was Vice-Chairman & Managing Director of MaGE. Prior to his stint at MaGE, Anand was President, International at Adea Solutions,Inc., responsible for all global businesses of the IT Services & Solutions company.

He is a founding member of EDGE (an education sector forum and think-tank). He is Co-Chairman of FICCI Karnataka State Council, and also a member of FICCI’s national committees on Higher Education & School Education.

Anand holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India, and a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India.