Asokan Pichai

Asokan Pichai
Chief Product Officer

Asokan heads Learning and Development and teaches Problem Solving Techniques and Program Design. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in hands-on software development, training and senior level management. He has held leadership positions such as CEO of MinVesta, CTO of Ma Foi, Chief Trainer at Virtusa, and Technical Director of Brilliant's Computer Centre.

Asokan is passionate about Instructional Design. He headed the Curriculum Development Department at Brilliant's Computer Centre from 1989-1994. In his role as the Chief Trainer at Virtusa, he was responsible for selecting and training fresh graduate engineers. He oversaw the design and delivery of the courses as the Head of Technology and Career Training at Ma Foi from 2004-2006.

He was a consultant with FOSSEE, Bombay where he was leading a team in designing and developing courses and teacher's training programs for engineering curriculum. In his career, Asokan has trained more than 1000 software engineers, designed more than 25 courses, and conducted Train the Trainer programs for more than 300 trainers, and nearly 100 instructional designers and developers. In July 2015, Asokan was Recognized by CHRO ASIA as one of the 50 Most Influential Training & Development Professionals.