Commander V K Jaitly (EC / 1979)
V K Jaitly is a motivational speaker, a consultant, a coach and a mentor for the corporate world. He is known for his communication and leadership skills. His trainings are well-known for being informative, interactive, and action oriented. He is the Founder of C_cube Consultants that has helped professionals at improving their leadership, communication, and business skills. His USP is his energy and enthusiasm and is able to imbibe that in the minds of his participants to enable them to create a performance driven culture in the organization.
Jaitly has been involved in Technology and Processes for a number of years and has shifted his focus to People now as he feels that Core Engineering is important but it is Human Engineering which is Most Important. Therefore, he has been conducting workshops on Leadership,Team Building,Time Management, Goal setting, Business and Comm Etiquettes, Behavioral aspects and Personal/Professional Productivity programs as a part of his ‘Business Excellence Model’. He had been a mentor for entrepreneurs at a session organized by TiE and PanIIT. He has been instrumental in the creation of PanIIT India as its Founder Board Member. He was the Chairman Logistics, Operations and Entertainment Committee of PanIIT2004 and PanIIT2010, a global meet of ex IITians. He was the President of Technology Alumni Association, IIT Kharagpur: North India. Presently he heads the IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation of India.
Jaitly did his M.Tech in Sat Comm and B.Tech (Honrs) in E&ECE both from IIT Kharagpur and he worked extensively in the area of Web Marketing for his MBA project. Thereafter, he had an illustrious career of 22+ years in the Indian Navy when he sought premature retirement as a Commander. He was the commissioning crew of INS Viraat (erstwhile HMS Hermes) and became actively involved in Computerization and Networking in the Navy with the installation of first LAN onboard Indian Aircraft carrier, INS Viraat way back in 1987. He developed multi media technology for the first time in India and produced about 100 training modules in 1989-92 for the use of Indian Navy. He produced a few video documentaries while in the Navy. He got the best instructor award as a young Lieutenant at the premier training establishment INS Valsura. He was on the editorial board for some of the technical journals of the Indian Navy.
He has a passion for environment protection and an ardent advocate for clean energy, green energy. He was the Vice President of IITians for Holy Ganga, an organization that strives to restore the beauty, purity and perennial flow of Holy Ganga. He is the co-founding Ambassador for www.invvest.org involved in scaling of SEI: Sustainable Energy Initiatives that embraces long term inclusive growth for India to emerge as a global leader in the foreseeable future. He is on the Board of Advisors of ‘India America Today’ a Washington DC based Journal.
As President of a Project Management company, he created a network of Project Management professional through a monthly PM Insight lecture series. He was also the Chief Editor of “PM Xpressions” a monthly on Project Management. He was an advisor for a monthly magazine for UPTU (UP Technical University) and was the founder Convener of Center for Professional Counseling created under the banner of Mahamaya Technical University. He was on the Expert Panel of DOEACC. He proved his leadership as the Founder Dean of Jaypee University of Information Technology, DisttSolan and put it on a strong footing. He was Govt and Defence Consultant–India and SAARC region of Cisco Systems and was responsible for creating awareness about SWANs (State Wide Area Networks) and Network Centric Warfare (NCW) in Indian Defence Forces.
Jaitly has a number of articles to his credit and has delivered lectures/ presentations at National and International Seminars from the forums like CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, AMCHAM, C-DAC, IEEE, Common Wealth Countries Forum for e-Gov, CSI, CSIR, Cyber Media, Technical/ Management institutes including IITs and Defence Officers’ Conferences on diverse topics. He was invited to China at Nanjing University and a few others to deliver lectures. He has given interviews on Radio, TV and Internet. Jaitly has traveled to US, UK, China, Australia, Italy, Egypt, UAE, Nigeria, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Turkey, Indonesia, Maldives and thus has a global exposure and understanding, He had been the Leader for an All India Motor Cycle Rally and was Oi/C for a Car Rally from Kanyakumari to Delhi. He loves to trek, plays Golf and devotes some of his energies for promoting education in the tribal areas.