Awards & Accolades
USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Author
CEO & Co-Founder of Rangam, Nish Parikh is a visionary who develops strategic workforce solutions for Rangam and its customers by aligning their disability inclusion strategies with current and future talent acquisition needs. Nish is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and an Instrumentation and Control Engineer by profession. Over the past 15 years, he has built a culture of empathy and innovation, while undertaking key people initiatives both within Rangam and outside. Driven by the philosophy of ‘Employment for Everyone,’ Nish creates rewarding and sustainable career opportunities for individuals with autism, neurodiversities, and disabilities as well as military veterans. He serves on the external executive board of the Undergraduate Research and Innovation (URI) programs at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and is a member of the Forbes Human Resources Council. Nish is also the staffing industry subject matter expert and technology automation architect in Stanford Neurodiversity Project.
Work & Recognition
Winner of Accenture’s Protégé of the Year Award, NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Award and Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award, Nish has built a robust framework for total talent management. The technology that he has in place at Rangam is capable of processing a large volume of jobs every day and submitting hundreds of matching resumes to Rangam’s Fortune 500 clients. Rangam’s ABA-based autism intervention and job skills training apps are installed on over half-a-million devices globally.
Nish is a strong believer in cross-industry collaboration. He continues to partner with forward-thinking businesses, workforce game changers and thought leaders, disability support agencies, disability inclusion advocates, transition coaches, and non-profit foundations to do well while doing good. He has donated a 20-acre land in Princeton, NJ to build an employment research park that will create community jobs for differently-abled individuals in the region.
Nish lives with his wife and two children in Princeton, New Jersey. He loves animals, enjoys singing, and likes to drive well-engineered cars.
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