Dr Manoj Manuja
Pro Vice Chancellor (Academics), Chitkara University – Himachal Pradesh

An astute industry-aligned academician with 27+ years of hands-on expertise in bridging the gap between “Industry & Academia” along with deep competencies in preparing “Day-1 Industry Ready professionals”. High-achieving techno-commercial administrator possessing excellent communication, organizational and analytical capabilities. Energetic leader with strong relationship management skills, proficient in building strategic alliances with global organizations in line with the key management objectives to bring value for students as well as the institution.

He has a diverse experience of Competency Development in the field of Digital Technologies. His primary technical expertise includes Data Science, Big Data Technologies and Artificial Intelligence. He has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with globally recognized certifications from Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM and Microsoft.

He is a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Thapar University, India and M Tech in Signal Processing from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), University of Delhi, India.

He has spent a substantial amount of his professional life at General Electric (GE) and Infosys where he has extensively worked on Industry 4.0 technologies required in building IT applications for Fortune-500 customers particularly focused towards digital transformations.

At Chitkara University, he has been working as Pro Vice Chancellor (Academics), responsible for the academics with a clear focus on academic excellence and governance.

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