Mr. Mohandas Pai

Mr. Mohandas Pai, is the Chairperson of the Board of Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd., an education services provider to institutions worldwide; Advisor to the Manipal Education and Medical Group; and recently, co-founded AArin Capital. Until mid-2011, Mohan was a Member of the Board at Infosys Limited, Bangalore (formerly Infosys Technologies Limited) where he headed Human Resources; the Infosys Leadership Institute; Education & Research; Administration; and Infrastructure & Facilities. As CFO from 1996-2004, Mohan won multiple awards in Finance & Accounting. In 2006, he voluntarily relinquished the role to lead Human Resources and Education & Research. In June 2011, Mohan stepped out of Infosys to pursue his other long-standing passion – higher education for human development.

In 2000, he along with certain other philanthropists set up the AkshayaPatra Foundation, Bangalore which is currently the world’s largest mid-day meal program for school going children. Today, this program feeds over 1.3 million children each day in 8,500 government schools across nine Indian states. Their aim is to feed 5 million children each day by 2020. Mohan continues to make substantial personal contributions to the program.