Vikas has an unequivocal passion for our historic commitment to academic excellence and for our philanthropic mission that guarantees every admitted student a full tuition scholarship
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2008
"Vikas has an unequivocal passion for our historic commitment to academic excellence and for our philanthropic mission that guarantees every admitted student a full tuition scholarship," said Cooper Union's President, Dr. George Campbell Jr. "That passion together with his intellectual appetite and business acumen will make him a valuable addition to the Cooper Union board."
In 2004, Mr. Kapoor was appointed President & CEO of iQor, which was a failing business process outsourcing (BPO) company at the time. In four short years, he engineered the complete corporate turnaround of the company and today, iQor has over 8,000 employees worldwide.
"The Cooper Union has set a unique mark in art, architecture and engineering; I am proud to be a part of the organization that produces leaders in these fields," said Mr. Kapoor.
Mr. Kapoor earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. He also holds an MA in Philosophy from Harvard University and a BA from Princeton. He is a Board Member of the Metropolitan Opera and the Rubin Museum of Art, and a member of the Young President's Organization and Philippine President Gloria Arroyo's International Board of Advisors.
Founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, industrialist and philanthropist, The Cooper Union offers public programs for the civic, cultural and practicable enrichment of New York City.
iQor (http://www.iqor.com) provides business process outsourcing to some of the best-known companies in the world from 21 Call Centers of Excellence in five countries and four continents. iQor's 8,000 employees work with state-of-the-art technology that affords maximum flexibility to iQor customers to tap the best skills of a global workforce. It serves clients from a range of industries including financial services, telecommunications and government. Its services include customer care, customer retention and revenue recovery.
About The Cooper Union
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a distinguished private college of art, architecture and engineering founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, an inventor, industrialist and philanthropist. Since its founding, all admitted students have received full-tuition scholarships.
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