A technology veteran and serial entrepreneur, Pradeep founded Aditi Technologies, an IT Services company, in 1994 and served as CEO from 1994-2000 and 2003-2010. He now serves as Executive Chairman of the company. He founded Pengala, an educational solutions company in 2009 and serves as its Co-Chairman today.
In the period 1999-2003, Pradeep founded and ran Talisma as CEO, one of India’s first venture funded software product companies, in the Customer Relationship Management space. Talisma was sold in 2005 to nGerra.
Prior to founding Aditi, Pradeep held several management positions at Microsoft, including General Manager of the Windows 95 Mobile Services, Office Excel and Encarta groups (1986-1994). Prior to Microsoft, Pradeep had a brief stint an McKinsey in Copenhagen (1983), Texas Instruments in Dallas (1984-85) and Mannai Trading Company in Doha (1980-82).
Pradeep has been honored with IIT Delhi’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award and has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Pradeep holds an MBA from Harvard University (1984), and a B.Tech Electrical Engineering degree from IIT, Delhi (1979).