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Mr. Vijay Banda
Mr. Vijay Banda

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“Mr. Vijay Banda, Co-Founder of Yesmentor.org”

Introducing the unstoppable Mr.Vijay Banda. Vijay envisions to mentor 10 lakh youth across India on future skill readiness in the next five years and thus increasing the  availability of skilled professionals in the country. Citing Sathguru he says, “True Success cannot be just individual success but needs to be inclusive and contribute to others’ success too”.

Adhering to this divine guidance, he recognized the importance of converting his experience and competency into service by mentoring the youth in India which led to  the formation of YesMentor.

YesMentor is a platform that connects industry SME’s to youth for active and focused mentoring

He has  25 years of experience in information technology. He has worked with various Fortune 100 companies globally. He worked in a company in USA for 12 long years. Mr. Banda  holds has a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

After living in the USA for more than13+ years,  flew back to India as he wanted to stay closer to his parents,his  family members, culture, and had a strong desire to contribute to his motherland.  He has been  providing free mentoring sessions across schools and colleges in India, for the past five years. He guides youngsters with deep insights into the current education system and the resulting skill gap. With industry 4.0 driven technological revolution at their doorsteps, Mr. Vijay sensed that this is the right time to author and publish a self-help book Skill Up India: 4 Mantras for Future Skill Readiness, that targets the youth in India. His creation recently became Amazon India’s bestseller.  

Vijay’s day job is working as Sr. Director, Cyber Security, Qualcomm India. Through this experience and expertise, he is also guiding India’s MSME on cyber security .

He is a man with an optimistic approach in all circumstances and hoping to help with the goal of a more robust and self-reliant India.

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