Remembering Arun

In Memory of Arun Kumar 

Here are a few websites where you can pay a tribute to Arun 

Times of India

The Economic Times

Flextronics Website

Read More about Arun

Those whom the Gods love: Saurabh Srivastava remembers Arun

TiE mourns Arun Kumar 

Kya Ho Raha Hai? Guru: Jayaram

 Arun Kumar, the eternal optimist

Times of India tribute to Arun Kumar

Nasscom Profile 

Corporate Profile

Arun Kumar ( Sept 14, 1947- July 7, 2006) 

 Arun Kumar, President and Managing Director, Flextronics Software Systems, Past Chairman Nasscom, IIT Kanpur Almnus, passed away in San Diego, USA.

This  page is  in  his memory, for  all who  knew, loved and respected him to record their feelings and remembrances. 

Arun Kumar moved to India as the President and CEO of Hughes Software Systems in 1995, after over two decades in the US.

He led the company to IPO- India's first book-built offer in 1999, and oversaw the merger with Flextronics in 2004. A visionary in Technology and Telecom, Arun was elected Chairman of Nasscom in 2002. 

An innovator in organisation and people practices, Arun encouraged experimentation and spearheaded a number of initiatives such as 360 degree feedback, employee -driven CSR, etc. which have now become identified as pioneering workplace practices in the IT industry. 

 Admired by his peers, and liked by all who knew him, Arun had a unique ability to create consensus and collective responsibility.

A keen golfer, and a family man, he has mentored and shaped the future of a number of young entrepreneurs with his active participation in TiE, and the Band of Angels, while contributing to the development sector through The India Sponsor Foundation.