Dr. Nikhil Sinha
Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University

Dr. Nikhil Sinha, is the Vice Chancellor of the Shiv Nadar University, and a Senior Advisor to the Shiv Nadar Foundation and HCL Corporation. In his academic career, Dr. Sinha has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas and a faculty member at the University.

Outside the academy, Dr. Sinha’s professional career has spanned nearly 30 years during which he has held senior positions in several corporate organizations, including President & CEO of iDLX Technology Partners, Executive Vice President of eFunds Corporation and Venture Partner, Adams Capital Management.

Dr. Sinha serves on the Higher Education Committee of FICCI and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Annenberg School for Communication and serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of the Dell Social Innovation Competition.

Dr. Sinha has an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from St. Stephen's College, Delhi