Mr. Narayana Maddala has 28 years of experience in the Information and Communication Technology Industry. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. Also he has a Masters Degree in Industrial Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi). He started his career as Software Engineer in Hindustan Computers Limited in 1985. Subsequently he served Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) and the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) for 6 years before going abroad. He worked abroad for 17 years which included around four years in Zambia Railways and 13 years in the Government of Botswana. He successfully implemented World Bank funded projects in Zambia Railways, Zambia. During his tenure as the Head of Projects Division in the Department of Information Technology of the Government of Botswana, he successfully implemented many national level projects in the Finance, Transportation and Procurement sectors of Botswana. He also successfully led the team responsible for e-Government initiatives in Botswana. He relocated to India in 2011 to join National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) as Senior Vice President and the Head of the ICT Department.