Dr. Rudra Pandey, founder of Deerwalk Education Group and Deerwalk Inc.On the occasion of 51st Annual General Meeting of FNCCI (Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce), Rudra Pandey, Chairman of Deerwalk Institute of Technology, was awarded the "FNCCI Gold Award for Trendsetters." Rudra Pandey was given the award in the category of Information Technology. The award, as the name suggests, was awarded in acknowledgment of his contribution made by being the trendsetter in the field of IT and Software development in Nepal.
A brief bio. Rudra Pandey is the founder of Deerwalk Education Group and Deerwalk Inc., a US-based healthcare software company. Prior to founding Deerwalk and Deerwalk Institute of Technology, Pandey co-founded D2Hawkeye where he served as Chief Technology Officer. After its acquisition by Verisk Analytics, D2Hawkeye became Verisk Health where Pandey served as Chief Operating Officer. D2Hawkeye was a recipient of Governor’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Award in 2005. Earlier in his career, Pandey worked as a business systems engineer, database architect, and as a consultant.Other recipients of the award were: 1. Himalaya SJB Rana (Finance – First Governor, NRB) 2. Karna Shakya (Tourism – KGH Group) 3. Kailash Shiroiya (Media – Kantipur Media) 4. Birendra Bahadur Basnet (Aviation – Buddha Air) 5. Nakim Uddin (Entertainment – QFX) 6. Suresh Raj Sharma (Education – Kathmandu University) 7. Sanduk Ruit (Health Service – Tilganga EyeCare Center ) 8. Anuradha Koirala (Social Service – Maiti Nepal) 9. Kulman Ghising (Public Service – Nepal Electricity Authority) 10. Late Ram Lal Golchha (Manufacturing – Golcha Organisation) 11. Late Laxman Babu Shrestha (Infrastructure – Chitwan Co-E Nepal)