Nasscom Appoints Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari as Chairperson for 2023-24

Nasscom Appoints Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari as Chairperson for 2023-24

Nasscom announced the appointment of Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India as its chairperson for 2023-24. Anant takes on the new role from his previous role as Vice Chairperson succeeding Krishnan Ramanujam, President, Business & Technology Services Tata Consultancy Services, who served as Chairperson for the year 2022-23. nasscom also announced the appointment of Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and MD, Cognizant India as its Vice Chairperson for 2023-24.

In addition, nasscom announced its new Executive Council for 2023-2025. The new Executive council will play a strategic role in enabling India’s tech sector to lead on the global stage through focused initiatives and programs. The list of Executive Council members includes 1/3rd representation by women leaders.

The newly appointed leadership along with President Debjani Ghosh will spearhead the industry to carry out its wide array of objectives to achieve the tech industry’s vision of $500 Bn by 2030. In line with making India a global technology hub and continuing business momentum in a volatile, nonormal world, the leadership’s key priorities will be to maximize the impact and innovation quotient of India’s domestic sector to drive resilient growth; Boost domestic market revenue with a focus on additional incentives to digitalization-led production; And accelerate the adoption and last mile impact of deep technologies by bringing together forward-looking tech policies, deep tech startup ecosystem, stable funding, and global talent flow.

Speaking on the occasion Anant Maheshwari, Chairperson, Nasscom said, “Building on the core capabilities in tech services, India is now demonstrating broader technology leadership for the world, both in trusted innovation capabilities and also as a leading example of digital public platforms with billion population scale implementation. nasscom has had a stellar history of navigating India's tech landscape across a broad set of stakeholders and multiple milestones, to drive inclusive growth with the foundation of a skills-based ecosystem. I am honored and humbled to support the nasscom Executive Council as its Chairperson, at a critical time in India's Techade. I look forward to working with all its stakeholders to continue to establish India as the trusted tech partner for the world.”

Debjani Ghosh, President, Nasscom said “As we are leapfrogging to the next era of digital evolution with emerging technologies and their disruptive potential, I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with Anant and Rajesh to continue establishing India as a global hotspot for tech innovation and talent.”

Nasscom along with the newly appointed Executive Council will continue to work with government bodies to help build policies that can further support the growth of the Indian IT sector. This will be possible through the collaboration of various stakeholders that will help drive innovation, and further create an opportunity for the growth and development of a sustainable India.

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