Ajith Kumar. R is currently working as Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala (IIITM-K), a premier institute established by Department of IT, Government of Kerala at Technopark campus, Trivandrum. Sri. Ajithkumar hold his post graduation in Management – MBA (Systems) from College of Engineering, Trivandrum (Kerala University), Masters in Information sciences and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. He has completed his advanced training course on Information science and Systems from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Currently pursuing Research (PhD) in the area of Information Systems Management under Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
Core teaching faculty of Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala (IIITM-K) and handles core subjects like Database Systems, Information systems (IS), Web Technology and software Engineering for post graduate level courses of the institute. Currently the program coordinator of Post graduate Diploma in e-Governance (PGDeG) Promoted by the Department of Information Technology, Govt. of Kerala.
Possess over 15 years of solid experience in the design and implementation of ICT enabled systems and services, e-Governance based projects. Key professional skills include Information Systems Architecture, Project Design and implementation, Project Management, Software Engineering, ICT, ERP, BPR/GPR, Change Management etc.
Sri. Ajith has conceptualized, designed and implemented more than 15 ICT enabled and e-governance Projects at State, National and State level funded by Govt. of India and State Departments. Some of his project has received several national and international awards and recognitions.
He is a recipient of Kerala State e-Governance Award (2009, 2011-13), Recipient of Appreciation Citation from Chief Minister and Vice Chairman, Kerala State Planning Board (2015), Recipient of Stockholm Challenge Award – Honorable Mention (2010), e-India National Award (2009), South Asian Manthan Award (2008 & 2012), PC Quest Best IT implementation Award (2007), Recipient of IIITM-K Director’s Commendation Certificate (2008) for “outstanding performance, high sense of responsibility, initiatives and competence, MONSANTO Above and Beyond Award (2001)- International Award (Monsanto Global technology Award) from MONSANTO Inc, USA for the outstanding performance and innovation., MONSANTO GKEP integrity Award(2000) – For the best team player in Monsanto Genomics Group, Monsanto Research Centre, IISc, Bangalore. Sri. Ajith has published several articles in Journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. Delivered invited talks in several Conferences, Seminars, workshops and symposia of national and international level of importance. He is serving as a resource person and technical expert to various academic and research organizations and guided several Post Graduate level academic research projects.