Nanda is the President & COO, Product and Digital Engineering Services (PDES) at Happiest Minds, and is responsible for all its engineering, technology management, and operational activities. He is also a co-founder of Happiest Minds and has been playing the role of a rain maker which has led to significant growth of the organization, leading to a very successful IPO in 2020.
Nanda has 28 years of in-depth global experience in software and enterprise product development having worked with Mindtree, Aztecsoft, IBM in various senior leadership roles. He has led and managed global practices, product development, support and professional services leveraging geographically distributed teams.
He played multiple leadership roles at Aztecsoft (now a part of Mindtree) in his 11 years stint. He was instrumental in winning many multi-million-dollar deals, running independent P&L units, and in establishing the Product Engineering Practice. He also helped Mindtree establish a thought leadership position in the Offshore Product Engineering segment.
Nanda distinguishes himself in building and sustaining strong customer & employee loyalties. He has an excellent track record of aggressively building, developing and executing strategic vision for business growth. His core strength lies in creating and managing globally distributed engineering teams and practices.
Nanda holds a postgraduate degree in Computer Applications from University of Hyderabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Utkal University.