Santhosh Kurup

Santhosh Kurup

Professor of Practice

Santhosh Kurup working as Professor of Practice, in the School of Digital Humanities and Liberal Arts at Digital University Kerala.


  • 2011-2012
    Indian Institute of Management | Lucknow,UP
    Senior Management Program: General
  • 1995-1996
    National Institute of Technology | Calicut, KL
    (erstwhile Regional Engineering College)
    Master of Technology: Instrumentation and
  • 1990-1994
    Govt Engineering College | Thrissur, KL
    Bachelor of Technology: Electrical & Electronics


  • As the First CEO, established the not-forprofit (Section 8 ) Public Private Partnered Company, ICT Academy of Kerala and moved the company into sustainable mode in 5 years from its inception
  • As a Special Officer for Space Park Project, established a network of 32 private Space-tech entrepreneurs and 7 International Space Agencies (2019 – 2021)
  • As a team, created the forward-looking Strategy for improving the employment scenario in the state of Kerala (2021 – 2026 Strategy) under the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission program.
  • Led the design of the Implementation of Telepresence based virtual learning platforms in the State of Kerala (Yr 2018 – 2019)
  • Led the Global Health Initiative under TCS CEO’s office impacting over 10,000 staffs of TCS positively (Yr 2012 – 2014)
  • Established and scaled up the operations of TCS in Kerala with 5000+ staff strength (Yr 2009 – 2014)
  • Was part of setting up TCS’ own Infrastructure in Kochi to host over 8000 Associates (Yr 2011-2014)
  • Established Kerala’s first and largest Mobility and Big Data Technology talent teams in TCS, housing 400+ staffs (Yr 2010 – 2014)


• Certified in S/w Quality Assurance (CSQA)
• Certified in Organisational Change Management under U21G University
• Multiple Certifications from Coursera and LinkedIn learning