Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sabyasachi Das as Chief Executive – L&T EduTech, the company’s new business initiative into the virtual learning and capability building space. Mr. Das will lead the venture that will provide an industry-led, application-based, robust learning platform for students and aspiring professionals, strongly rooted in technology, that will straddle all engineering and key technology verticals.
A Postgraduate in Computer Applications possessing over 28 years of cross-cultural experience across India, UK, ME and US, Mr. Das brings on board expertise in technology & solutioning, business transformation, new business setup, expansion and business development across various domains and functions. Prior to joining L&T, he was the Senior Vice President & Member of Executive Leadership Team (ELT) of Cognizant, wherein he was heading the Banking & Financial Services (BFS) delivery for North America, managing a large share of the group’s revenue. Earlier in his career, he has worked with reputed organizations such as TCS and Jenson & Nicholson.
“It is exciting to join such a big and reputed brand like L&T and to be given the reins to lead a new venture that aims to skill India’s youth to enhance their employability,” said Mr. Das, about his new position. “The L&T EduTech platform has been in the making for the last 18 months and with a rich repository of curated, rich, application-oriented content, we are now ready to take our offering to the market. With the kind of in-depth knowledge and wide experience that reside within L&T, our new business offers both students and professionals the opportunity to learn from the masters,” he added.