Harbrinder is a creative and visionary executive and has provided business and strategy leadership for 30 years, to both Silicon Valley startups and Fortune 100 companies. He is passionate about social impact, the future of work and digital transformation. Harbrinder is a strong believer in the power of diverse perspectives and that we need to launch a generation of global problem solvers to accelerate the pace of social change.
Previously Harbrinder was responsible for delivering Cisco’s highest impact CSR program, the Cisco Networking Academy. In the six years under his watch the team grew the Networking Academy from 800K global students to 1.9M students annually.
Harbrinder is married with three children. His interests include Aikido, sailing, modern architecture & construction and he has practiced Aikido for 44 years and Zen & Vipassana meditation for 29 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Birmingham, England.