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Late Mr. Dewang Mehta (1991-2001)

In early 1991, when the fledging IT sector was still finding its feet, and seeking mentors and visionaries to set it on the path of the future, a young CA in New Delhi, a techie, a “graphics man,” saw what few could even comprehend at that point in time.In early 1991, when the fledging IT sector was still finding its feet, and seeking mentors and visionaries to set it on the path of the future, a young CA in New Delhi, a techie, a “graphics man,” saw what few could even comprehend at that point in time.

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Mr. Kiran Karnik, Former President, NASSCOM (2001-2007)

Kiran Sharadchandra Karnik is the former President of NASSCOM, and a well known leader and spokesperson of the IT-BPO industry. Taking charge of NASSCOM in 2001, following the untimely demise of its Founder and President, Dewang Mehta, Kiran Karnik helped stabilise the organisation and enabled it to continue on its path of growth, expansion and institution building. During his tenure as President, NASSCOM, spearheaded initiatives that helped in the following ways: Spurred the creation of policies and strategies for the advancement of the IT-BPO industry locally as well as internationally.

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Som Mittal, Former President, NASSCOM (2008-2013)

Som Mittal held the position of President, NASSCOM from 2008-13 and steered the industry through one of its most challenging phases. Som played a key role in shaping the industry and NASSCOM through multiple initiatives

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