IT industry body NASSCOM has appointed Quatrro CMD Raman Roy its Chairman for 2017-18.
It has also named Rishad Premji, Wipro Chief Strategy Officer and son of technology czar Azim Premji, as the Vice-Chairman.
Roy, who served as the Vice-Chairman in the previous fiscal, will take on the new role from April 6.
He takes over the mantle from C P Gurnani, Managing Director and CEO of Tech Mahindra.
Nasscom expects 8-10% industry growth in FY18
Building India's innovation edge is another key priority and the industry body plans to scale up start-ups and centre of excellence initiatives to the next level.
The over USD 140 billion Indian IT industry faces a number of headwinds like growing protectionism from various countries and business shifts towards digital.
Nasscom sees 20-25% less IT jobs in the next three years
Roy, along with Rishad and Chandrashekhar, will lead Nasscom to carry out its diverse array of priorities.
The leadership team will also work towards further strengthening various sector councils and focus on enhanced member outreach and involvement.NASSCOM: Know More
- Founded: 1 March 1988
- Membership: 2300+
- Purpose: Trade association
- Chairman: Raman Roy
- Headquarters: Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
- Founders: Dewang Mehta, Nandan Nilekani