Anand Padmanabhan holds global responsibility for leading Whittle School & Studios’ technology organization and its technology portfolio ranging from digital strategies and learning technologies to infrastructure and technology platforms.
Anand was named a 2018 CIO 100 (US) award recipient for being an inspiring example of how IT leadership, business partnerships, and customer engagement can reshape the future. Prior to Whittle, Anand was the CIO/SVP for Parsons School of Design/The New School; Corporate CIO for HCL Corporation and Shiv Nadar Foundation in Delhi, India; CIO at Everonn Education in Chennai, India; CIO for NYU Stern School of Business; CIO at City University of New York - Hunter College; CIO for Tennessee State University; Executive Director of IT for Seton Hill University; and was an educational technologist at the NASA Center for Educational Technologies. He has an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business, an M.S. in computer engineering from Louisiana State University, and a B.E. in electronics and telecom engineering from Madras University