Arjun Malhotra is an Indian entrepreneur, industrialist and philanthropist. In 1975, Malhotra co-founded HCL Group, where he served as vice chairman. He also founded TechSpan and served as chief executive officer of US-based firm Headstrong after the two companies merged. He also co-founded SPIC MACAY.
Arjun is on the Board of Governors for prestigious institutions including: the Indian Institute of Technology Foundation (Kharagpur); Indian School of Business, Hyderabad; Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong; IIM, Udaipur; and The Doon School, Dehradun. In addition, he founded the Prof. G.S. Sanyal School of Telecommunications at IIT, Kharagpur.
Arjun holds a Bachelor of Technology with honors in electronics and electrical communication engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and earned the Dr. B.C. Roy Gold Medal. He was honored with a Doctor’s of Science degree (honoris causa) and named Life Fellow of IIT, Kharagpur. Malhotra also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School