Lokesh leads the Workforce Development initiative and manages Higher Education and Government Skill development Initiatives for Oracle University. Prior to Oracle, he was with Symantec leading strategic relationships with institutional bodies, policy led engagements and implementing skill development initiatives in collaboration with Academia, Enterprises and Public Sector around Cyber security and Information Management.
He has had stints with other leading organizations like Microsoft, Cisco, Intel and NIIT. By profession an Electronics Engineering graduate and an MBA, Lokesh has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry covering Sales, Channel Development, CSR, Education, Training, Marketing and Product Management.
Lokesh has spoken at several public forums hosted by ASSOCHAM, CII, EDGE, ELETS, FICCI, Indian Education Congress, NASSCOM, PHD, International Telecom Union (ITU), UNDP and besides editing 2 books has also authored several articles published in leading newspapers and magazines.