A little about Dr. Joseph Thomas

Dr. Joseph Thomas is a Veteran, Corporate Leader, Educationist & a Social Entrepreneur, the man with humble beginnings served in the Indian Army for 20 years and participated in Indian Peace Keeping Force, Operation – Vijay ( Kargil War), Operation – Parakram and many more missions. He had the privilege of working with His Excellency former President of India, Mr. APJ Abdul Kalam & DRDO team during Pokhran-II Nuclear test and provided telecom network at Pokhran desert.  Part of Project team who installed Satellite links (VSAT) at high altitude areas of India, Pakistan & China border at –40 degree Celsius temperature after Kargil War including World’s Highest Satellite Link.
Transition from War Room to Board Rooms of Corporate world was not easy but made his mark with sheer determination, dedication, hard work, perseverance and 'never say no' attitude established himself as the most preferred and known Executive Leader in the Global Community. His passion for creating innovative world-class workplaces and Infrastructure has helped not only creating collaborative space & attracting world class talent from industry but also help promote the employer brand & support business.

A Multifaceted Personality



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    Public Speaker

Executive Summary

Education

MA (History), MBA (PM), MDBA (HRM), MRICS ( London), Ph.D.(Mgmt)

Indian Army
  • Served in the Indian Army for 20 years during which actively participated in Indian Peace Keeping Force, Operation – Vijay ( Kargil War), Operation – Parakram and many more missions.

  • Awarded Kargil medal, Operation Vijay Star, Siachen Glacier High Altitude Medal, Sainya Seva Medal with Clasp Assam, Bengal and J&K, Long Service & Good Conduct Medals.

  • Part of the flood relief team who saved more than 20 precious life during West Bengal floods of 1987. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi visited Malda & New Jalpaiguri and surrounding areas and interacted with local people & our Army team.

  • Part of the Earthquake relief team who saved more than 15 families at Lingzya village at Gangtok ( Sikkim) on 18 September 1991.

  • Worked with his Excellency former President of India, Mr. APJ Abdul Kalam & DRDO team during Pokhran-II Nuclear test and provided telecom network at Pokhran desert. Then Prime Minister of India, Mr. A B Vajpayee & Defence Minister George Fernandes visited the site and congratulated our team.

  • Part of Project team who installed Satellite links (VSAT) at high altitude areas of India, Pakistan & China border at – 40 degree Celsius temperature after Kargil War including World’s Highest Satellite Link.

  • Had the honour of working as LO to then Defence Minister of India, Sri. George Fernandes during his multiple Kargil & Leh Visits.

Corporate World ( US Multi National Companies )
  • 15 Years experience in US Multinational Companies like LSI Technology, LinkedIn & Uber as Head of Asia Pacific Region, responsible for 15 Countries, 45 Offices, around 3 Million Sq.Ft Portfolio, building multi-country Contact Centers, Engineering R&D, Facilities & Infrastructure, Customer Experience Centers, Shared Services, Center of Excellence (CoE) , Maps & Data Centers.

  • INDIA Engineering R&D, CoE (Bangalore, New Delhi/ Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Kolkatta, Indore, Ahmadabad + Tier II cities ), CHINA - Sales & Marketing & Engg R&D ( Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen) , AUSTRALIA ( Sydney, Melbourne, Perth ), SINGAPORE – HQ, Sales & Marketing / Manufacturing Facility, THAILAND Fab / Manufacturing Facility, TAIWAN- Taipei & TSMC Fab, Hong Kong, South Korea ( Seoul) , Dubai, Srilanka, Bangladesh & JAPAN ( Tokyo & Osaka ) - Sales & Marketing & Engineering.

  • Demonstrated excellence in implementing corporate policies, strategic planning & partnerships, managing core aspects of Capex & Opex, Operations, Logistics, Vendor management, Business continuity plan, Disaster management, organizations Culture & Collaboration.

  • Drives operational excellence, scalability, service quality, customer satisfaction, business simplification and cost reduction.

  • Liasioning with government departments, statutory bodies, compliance, regulatory authorities, customs & central excise, Electricity & Telecom service providers.

Educationist & Social Entrepreneur

  • Ventured into establishing a K-12 schools with the objective of providing high-quality education to students and grooming them to become responsible citizens & Leaders of this great nation @ Mount Litera Zee School (CBSE) Mysore is a stepping stone towards that mission.

    • Nurturing global citizenship in young people

    • Enriching teaching and learning

    • Foster team building, innovation and critical thinking.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives

    • Blood Donation Camps

    • Supporting Old age homes / Destitute homes / Orphanages

    • Supporting nearby Government School children with School Bags, Books, shoes and Library setup.

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Honours & Awards
  • National Award 2014 : Bharat Jyoti Award by his excellency Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Ambassador of Nepal to India for his distinguished services to the Nation at New Delhi.

  • International Award 2016 : Global Achievers Award by His Excellency Shri. T P Seetharam, Ambassador of India to United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) and Hon’ble Shri. K V Rajan, Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs (M.E.A) for his outstanding achievements & distinguished global services at Dubai (UAE)

  • Edupreneur Award 2017 : Prestigious EDUPRENEUR AWARD at the World Education Summit 2017 held at Manama, Bahrain, by His Excellency Dr. Majed Bin Ali Al-Noaimi, Education Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain.

  • Emerging Educationist of South India Award 2017 : Awarded as the Emerging Educationist of South India by Scoo News by Mr. Ravi Santlani, Co-Founder & CEO Scoo News.

  • Gem of India Award 2018 : Conferred with GEM OF INDIA by All India Achiever’s Conference New Delhi on 21st July 2018.

  • Indian Achievers Award for Educational Excellence 2018 : Conferred with Indian Achievers Award by Indian Achiever’s Forum New Delhi on 2nd August 2018.

  • Emerging Educationist of India Award 2018 : Awarded as the Emerging Educationist of India at ‘Global Education Fest’ at Udaipur on 3rd Aug 2018.

  • Indian Education Award 2015 : Mount Litera Zee School was awarded 5th National Award for Excellence in Education by Indian Education Award 2015 at New Delhi.

  • International School Award 2016: The British Council International School Award (ISA) 2016-19.

  • Best CBSE School of Karnataka 2017 : Conferred with School Excellence Award in 2 categories – ‘’Best CBSE School’’ and ‘’Best Infrastructure Award’’ by Brainfeed Magazine at their 5th National Conference held at Bangalore on 12th Nov 2017.

  • Educational Research Excellence Award 2017 : Awarded by The Indus Foundation during Indo-Global Summit at Bangalore by the Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation of India (NSDC)

  • India’s Top School Award 2016, 2017 & 2018: Ranked top school of Mysore by Digital Learning Magazine for 3rd consecutive years.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives
    • Backpack Program
      Community initiative designed to reduce the number of dropouts and to better the lives of children in Government schools situated in the rural areas of Bangalore and Pune. The program started with a basic objective of helping needy children complete their primary education. This program has supported more than 14,000 children with books, stationery, shoes & school bags

    • Library Support
      Donation of library books, bookshelves, study charts, globes, sports equipment and other educational aides which children have found helpful.  

    • Blood Donation & Organ Donation Camps
      In collaboration with Lions Club of Bangalore, organized blood & Organ donation camp for 5 continuous years, donated blood more than 15 times.

    • Blood Donation Camps
      In collaboration with JSS Hospital Mysore, organized a blood donation camp in the school campus and collected more than 100 bottles of blood.  

    • Supporting Old age homes / Destitute homes / Orphanages
      With financial support, food and other essential material support. Inculcating important values such as caring by sharing, helping and supporting less privileged ones in the society and respecting and caring old people. 

    • Supporting Government School Children
      In Mysore with School Bags, Books, shoes and Library setup. 

Drop me a line

Address

92/1-5, HD Kote Road, Rayanakere Post, After Chitravana Resort, Mysore – 570008

Phone

+91-88616-86411