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Roshni Nadar

Roshni Nadar is the Executive Director and the CEO of HCL Corporation. She is the only child of HCL’s founder, Shiv Nadar. Roshni is a trained classical musician, and enjoys traveling and yoga.

Roshni Nadar
Nationality Indian
Education MBA
Alma mater Kellogg School of ManagementVasant Valley School
Occupation Executive Director and CEO,HCL Corporation
Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation
Years active 2008 till present
Employer HCL
Spouse(s) Shikhar Malhotra
Parent(s) Shiv Nadar, Kiran Nadar

Early life and career


Roshni Nadar grew up in Delhi,studied in Vasant Valley School and graduated from Northwestern University majoring in Communication with a focus on Radio/TV/Film. She also graduated with a Masters in Business Administration having a focus on Social Enterprise Management and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management.

Within a year of her joining HCL, she was elevated as executive director and CEO of HCL Corporation.

Prior to becoming CEO of the HCL Corporation, Roshni Nadar had been serving as the trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, which runs the not-for-profit Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai. She had also been involved in brand building across the HCL Group.

Roshni is married to Shikhar Malhotra and they have a son, Armaan. She enjoys traveling, especially on safaris and to sporting events.


  • NDTV Young philanthropist of the Year 2014.