Himanshu Aggarwal is the CEO of Aspiring Minds, he co-founded in 2008. Aspiring Minds is a global job skills credentialing leader set up with a vision to create a merit driven talent ecosystem and enable efficient job skills matching by crafting credible and intelligent assessments. The flagship product AMCAT, is the world’s most widely-taken employability test helping over 3 million candidates find the ‘right’ jobs every year. Backed by state-of-the-art, research, big data and machine learning algorithms - it allows adaptive, standardized and reliable measurement of generic employability skills (language, cognitive, behavior) and a wide range of functional skills using simulated assessments. With its extensive job-skill taxonomy mapping 900+ job roles, big data around jobs and capabilities, Aspiring Minds enables individual and corporations make the right talent decisions. Aspiring Minds enables job seekers to evaluate their job skills, earn industry recognized credentials and find appropriate career and learning opportunities. We also help companies dramatically improve their quality and efficiency of hiring and are today associated with more than 3000 corporations with more than 100 fortune 500 companies. Aspiring Minds is a 500+ people strong organization with operations in US, China, India, Middle East, Philippines and Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information, log on to www.aspiringminds.com or www.myamcat.com
Prior to Aspiring Minds, Himanshu was part of the research and development team at Network Appliance Inc., a leader in network attached storage devices. Based out of Boston and Research Triangle Park, NC, Himanshu helped design the next generation of intelligent, large-scale storage technology. He holds 8 US patents from his work at Network Appliances.
Himanshu holds a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the renowned Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He is a recipient of the prestigious NTSE scholarship, a National level scholarship program organized by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) administered by the Indian government.