Microsoft India president Anant Maheshwari appointed Nasscom chairperson
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IT Industry body NASSCOM has appointed Anant Maheshwari, president of Microsoft India, as its chairperson for 2023-24 on 25th April.
An overview of the news
Maheshwari, who was NASSCOM's vice-chairperson, succeeds Krishnan Ramanujam, the president of business and technology services at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Nasscom also announced the appointment of Rajesh Nambiar, chairman and managing director of Cognizant India as its vice-chairperson for 2023-24.
In addition, NASSCOM also announced its Executive Council for 2023-2025.
The council will aim to play a key role in driving India's tech sector at a time when macroeconomic challenges have significantly dampened growth prospects for the current financial year.
The newly appointed leadership will lead the industry to meet its broad objectives of achieving the vision of becoming a $500 billion industry by 2030. Currently, the size of the industry is $245 billion.
National Association of Software and Services Companies- NASSCOM
It is a non-profit industry association which is the apex body for the IT industry in India.
It wasestablished in 1988.
Its significant efforts are providing great support to India's IT (Information Technology) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) industry.
NASSCOM has made phenomenal contribution to India's GDP, exports, employment, infrastructure and global visibility.
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