As Executive Chairman, Mohan focuses on the medium- to long-term future of the company. He is also involved in leadership development, innovation, information systems and corporate social responsibility.
Mohan Reddy founded Cyient (Infotech Enterprises) in 1991 with the goal of providing engineering services to global markets. Since that time, Mohan has established the “Engineered in India” brand, providing design engineering services to global companies, including Boeing, Airbus, Pratt & Whitney, Bombardier, Philips, Siemens and Westinghouse.
Mohan is also credited with pioneering the computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) culture in India, introducing computer systems for design and manufacturing applications as far back as 1982.
Mohan has been a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council since 2003 and served as the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region (2008-2009). He is associated with councils of various academic and industry forums and has led several initiatives benefitting industrial companies. Currently Mohan is Vice-Chairman of NASSCOM and CII national council member. He is also Chairman, Board of Directors of IIT, Hyderabad.
His passion for social responsibility inspired him to establish the Infotech Enterprises Charitable Trust (IECT), which contributes one percent of Infotech’s pre-tax profit to social initiatives. To date, IECT has adopted 14 government primary schools and provides financial, infrastructure and social support to more than 10,000 underprivileged children.
Mohan holds a graduate degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering, Kakinada, India, and postgraduate degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and the University of Michigan. In 2007, he received an honorary doctorate degree from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Institute in India.
Recently, Mohan was honored with the prestigious American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in advancing the use of computers in information engineering.