Murugan leads the Social Innovation Group for Cisco in India & South Asia. His team is responsible for directing Cisco’s social investments around critical human needs, education, and economic empowerment. This includes programs such as the Networking Academy and CSR investments. Cisco Networking Academy is a public-private partnership approach to tech skills development that currently reaches 300,000+ students a year in India & South Asia. On the social investments, Murugan leads overall CSR investment strategy, operations, and governance helping to establish the investment framework and strategic partnerships in India with a key focus on digital, sustainable, and scalable solutions.Letz Dream Foundation, Murugan will be setting up a new social innovation fund that will focus on accelerating tech-based Innovations for social development. The focus will be on post-pilot social start-ups (non-profit and social enterprises).