Vidyananda Vijaya Sagaram
Vidyananda Sagaram is the Director of Strategic Projects at the Victorian Government Business Office (VGBO) in India. He completed his engineering degree from Bangalore University and holds a Masters in Telecommunication Engineering from Monash University, Australia.
Vidyananda started his career with the Australian telecommunication provider, Telstra and after two years, moved to Hobsons Australia, an innovative technology and integrated marketing solutions provider for universities in Australia. During his tenure at Hobsons, Vidyanand engaged across various levels with the universities in Australia to enable them to increase their market share from India.
Vidyananda returned to India in 2008 to manage La Trobe University’s business development activities. Since 2009, Vidya has been working for the Victoria Government in India, initially managing their skilled and business migration portfolio for South and South-East Asia markets and now their corporate and government relations, which has a strong focus on working with the various chambers, associations and local governments. He also assists and coordinates trade missions travelling from Victoria to India.