As the Founder & Director of KG Information Systems Private Limited, he has been responsible for KGISL’s growth by playing a key role in both leadership and management of the company.
He has been able to predict the industry trends much ahead, which resulted in the tremendous growth of IT and BPO services at KGISL.
KGISL literally pioneered the growth of the IT Services and BPO services in Coimbatore since 1996.
He was instrumental in establishing KGISL Trust, which has sponsored three academic institutions which excel in their ability to:
– Provide real-world exposure to aspiring IT professionals and for its innovative instructional technologies
– Emphasis on “Learning by Doing” to build skills and
– “Earn-while-you-learn” opportunities making its students industry ready
KGiSL Educational Institutions run by KGiSL Trust
KGISL-Institute of Information Management (KGISL-IIM), an industry sponsored post graduate institute offering the 3-year MCA program
KG College of Arts and Science (KGCAS), the fastest growing, quality oriented Arts and Science institution in the Coimbatore region
KGISL Institute of Technology (KiTE), an engineering college with a strong focus on Research
Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu
Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of India
Convenor, CII Tamil Nadu Panel on CSR & Past Chairman, CII Coimbatore Zone
Awards and Recognitions
Dr.Sc. (Honoris Causa) from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
Best ICT Entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu, 2011 – from Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Lifetime Achievement Award in Information Technology – Lions Club International
Best Entrepreneur Award for 2009 – Coimbatore Management Association
The Outstanding Young Person (TOYP) Award, National Level – India, Junior Chamber International (JCI)
Managing Director, K.G. Information Systems Private Limited, Coimbatore Director, Coimbatore Hi-tech Infrastructure Private Limited, Coimbatore Managing Trustee, KGISL Trust, Coimbatore
Jt. Managing Trustee, K.G. Hospital & Post Graduate Medical Institute, Coimbatore
Ph.D (Computer Science Engineering) Anna University, Chennai
M.S. (Computer Engineering) Syracuse University, New York
B.E. (Electrical Engineering) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
Dr.N.Rajkumar obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University in 1991 and His Masters in Computer Science and Engineering in 1995 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has completed his Masters in Business Administration in Human Resource Management from IGNOU in the year 2003. His doctorate is in the field of Data Mining, which he completed in 2005 from Bharathiar University.
He has 30 Years experience in teaching, research and administration. He is a recognized Research Supervisor with Anna University. Also, he has guided over 31 M.E. scholars and 11 Ph.D. scholars. He has also authored / co-authored over 115 publications that are widely referenced by researchers around the world and guided 100 Project Scholar’s to date.
He has been instrumental in the conduct of 38 short-term programmes / workshops / conferences / seminars / guest lectures and has also attended 39 courses conducted by other institutions and organizations.
He has been awarded different competitive research grants from various national government funding agencies including All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Dr. Rajkumar has been very dynamic in research logic and has converted much of that knowledge into association with industry partners (such as IBM, HP and Infosys), into software tools useful to researchers in a variety of scientific fields, and into community activities
He received cash awards / incentives / appreciation from PSG College of Technology and Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in 2002 and 2013 for his research contribution.
He has presented over 47 invited talks (keynotes, guest lectures, and seminars) on his vision on the future of IT and advanced software engineering at international / national Conferences / workshops and various institutions in India.
He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education, since 1993, Life Member of Computer Society of India (CSI) and Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (FIE). He served as a reviewer in IEEE Systems Journal, International Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, International Journal of Computers and Applications, ACTA Press and editorial board member in Journal of Engineering Students,
Hyderabad, India .
He is a lead auditor (ISO 9000:2000) and consultant at several academic institutions and also responsible for mentoring new engineers and contributors, delivering technical presentations.
Dr. M. Selvam completed his B.E. in Mookambigai College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli under Bharathidasan University in the year 1990 and M.E. in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai under Bharathiyar University in the year 2002. He received his Ph.D in Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in the year 2010. He got Best Faculty Awards in Kongu Engineering College in the years 2001 and 2005. He was the Fourth Rank holder in his M.E. programme in Computer Science and Engineering at Bharathiyar University in the year 2002. He received the Best Educationist Award from International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi and Rashtria Vidhya Gourav Gold Medal Award from Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi in July 2013. He is a certified trainer for IBM DB2 and WSAD and a resource person in Infosys Campus Connect, WIPRO programme and TANCET training for many years. He was the syllabus committee member in Bharathiyar University for B.Sc. (CT, IT and CSMN).
He has 30 years of Experience including 25 years and 9 months of teaching and 5 years of Industrial experience. He has published 53 papers in International and National Journals and Conferences. He is the recognized supervisor in Anna University, Chennai and Visveswaraya Technological University, Karnataka. He has guided many UG and PG projects, 4 Ph.D. Scholars and as Doctoral Committee member for 3 Ph.D. Scholars. He has received grants from Tamil Virtual University (TVU), AICTE-ISTE, AICTE-ATAL, AICTE, DST-CED, CSIR and KSCST.
His areas of interest include Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Speech Recognition, Machine Translation, Enterprise Computing, Grid, Cloud, Crowd and Pervasive Computing, Networking and Security, Data Science and Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT) and Internet of Brains (IOB).