Anant Maheshwari, the President of Microsoft India, has been appointed as the Chairperson of Nasscom for the period 2023-24, succeeding Krishnan Ramanujam, the President of Business and Technology Services at Tata Consultancy Services, who held the position for the year 2022-23. Additionally, Rajesh Nambiar, the Chairman and Managing Director of Cognizant India, has been named as the Vice Chairperson of Nasscom for 2023-24. Nasscom is the top association for the software and IT services industry.
The recently appointed leaders, together with President Debjani Ghosh, will lead the industry towards achieving its goal of reaching USD 500 billion by 2030 and making India a global technology hub. Their main focus will be to enhance the impact and level of innovation in India’s domestic sector to drive sustainable growth, particularly in the face of global economic uncertainties.
The industry leadership aims to increase revenue in the domestic market and expedite the implementation and widespread impact of deep technologies. They plan to achieve this by creating an environment that combines favorable technology policies, a robust startup ecosystem for deep tech, reliable funding, and the inflow of talented professionals from around the world.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Nasscom Founders: Dewang Mehta, Nandan Nilekani;
- Nasscom Founded: 1 March 1988;
- Nasscom President: Debjani Ghosh;
- Nasscom Type of business: Non-governmental trade association;
- Nasscom Headquarters: Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
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