Raman Madan joins hands with Maximus

nullRaman Madan who was previously heading Autodesk APAC operations (until June 30, 2008) has acquired a significant stake in Maximus, the educational arm of Aditya Infotech. Speaking to AnimationXpress.com about his role in Maximus, Raman shared, “I will be driving the entire operations of Maximus. The plan is to make Maximus a global entity and we want to associate with international organizations for the same .” He pointed out that the courseware and instructors are fundamental and will be his initial focus. “We will also be working on increasing our visibility in the industry.” he added.According to Raman, technology and the way it is applied is changing very fast. There is a need for a structured way to enable upgradation of skills. And it is not just about the features but about the application and integration of technology into the production pipeline. “That is where we want to involve studios internationally. We will work with them to ensure that our students get insights into the application of technology in the pipeline,” said Raman. Aditya Infotech‘s Rishi Khemka stated that their association with Raman will provide acceleration to the process of providing the right kind of education through Maximus and help drive their operations in full steam. “This move was not about picking up finance but about strategic involvement. A person of Raman‘s stature and experience, given his passion for education, makes the right partner to drive Maximus.” Raman has been interested in education since a long time and the interest had got stronger in the past two to three years. He shared, “I could not have got a better partner than Aditya. I have had a seven-year working relation within them.” “I have had a wonderful seven years stint at Autodesk where I headed different markets, with the business growing tremendously over a period of time. I wanted to take up a new challenge, build an organization which has aspirational value. An organization should be such that every morning you feel excited to go to work and in that case, the culture always flows from the top,” Raman concluded. connect@animationxpress.com