Mr. Rajesh C. Mathur is the Vice Chairman of the Board of NIIT GIS Ltd., a Joint venture between NIIT Technologies Ltd. and ESRI, Inc., the World’s largest provider of GIS software. Prior to that he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mr. Mathur is an Electrical Engineer from IIT Delhi. He has attended general management programme conducted by Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Mr. Mathur has been associated with the IT industry both in India and overseas for more than 30 years. He has handled assignments in General Management, Marketing, Corporate Planning and International Operations. Prior to his current assignment he has worked with Wipro, IDM and DCM Data Systems in India and USA. As the head of NIIT GIS, India’s premier GIS products and services company, Mr. Mathur is spearheading the growth of GIS deployment in India. He is actively involved with various professional bodies associated with the Indian GIS industry. He is currently Co-Chair of FICCI task force on Geospatial Technologies and Sr. Vice President of Geospatial Industry Association of India (AGI). He is also former President of Indian Society of Geomatics. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Geospatial Today. Recently he has been honored and acknowledged by the India Geospatial Forum by conferring Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering contribution to the Indian Geospatial Industry by creating awareness and demonstrating benefits of this wonderful technology in different walks of life in India.