Francis is a senior leader with more than two decades of experience in the technology sector.
RPS Consulting, an affiliate of NIIT, has announced the appointment of Francis Jacob as its President and Head of Business.
RPS Consulting is a provider of emerging digital technology training programs for experienced technology professionals, specifically addressing the needs of global system integrators and capacity centers of large multinational companies.
Francis is a senior leader with more than two decades of experience in the technology sector. Over the years, he has played a leading role in global organizations such as Wipro, HP, IBM and Avaya. He has extensive experience and expertise in scaling technology and training business in India and Asia Pacific region. In his most recent role, Francis was director of Oracle University for the Asia-Pacific region.
Speaking on the appointment, CEO and CEO Swapnesh Lalla said, “I sincerely congratulate Francis and welcome him to the NIIT family and are confident that together we will write a great success story with RPS. Francis’ track record and depth of experience make him an ideal leader to build on the great work of the RPS team. ”
Commenting on the development, Prasad Balakrishnan, CEO and Executive Director, RPS Consulting, said, “Both NIIT and RPS Consulting are leading names in the technology training industry. ”
Speaking about joining the NIIT family as President and Head of Business at RPS Consulting, Francis Jacob said, “I am excited to be joining RPS and the NIIT family at a time when the market is fighting for quality technological talent. There is a constant need for learning and skills. Development, we look forward to working with our technology partners to expand our footprint between GSI and GCC in India. ”