Russell Sarder is an American business magnate, author, and CEO of NetCom Learning. Under his leadership, NetCom Learning has become a multimillion-dollar business. In 2008 and 2011, Inc 5000 Magazine listed NetCom Learning as one of the fastest growing private companies in the USA.
Sarder is the author of Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner and Effective Learning Methods: How to develop the most effective learning method. He has been featured in Yahoo Finance, CNBC, Daily News and the New York Times; his television appearances include CBS Market Watch, and NY1. Sarder is also a business practitioner and mentor for MBA students and alumni at Columbia University.
Sarder was a winner of the 2011 Top Ten Asian American Business Awards and 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Businesses. Sarder is also the Chairman and CEO of Sarder Inc., a holding company that includes NetCom Learning, LearningGG, LearningCMS, Sarder Learning, Ebiz9, Technology and Training magazine, and other smaller companies. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, and CISCO CEO John Chambers have contributed to his technology magazine.
Sarder is a philanthropist and the benefactor of NetCom Learning's Sarder Scholarship, awarded monthly to individuals who wish to begin or advance their IT careers.