News: Raman Roy appointed as Chairman of NASSCOM


Raman Roy appointed as Chairman of NASSCOM

NASSCOM appoints Raman Roy as Chairman and Rishad Premji as Vice-Chairman for 2017-18.
Raman Roy appointed as Chairman of NASSCOM

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) have appointed Raman Roy as the new Chairman for 2017-18. He took charge from 6th April. 

He is popularly known as the ‘Pioneer of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry’ in India, as he has successfully led the BPO initiatives of American Express, General Electric and Spectramind (now Wipro BPO) before starting Quatrro in 2005.

Currently, Raman Roy succeeds CP Gurani, CEO of Tech Mahindra. Roy has also been a member of NASSCOM’s executive council and was the vice-chairman in 2016-17. With the total experience of 34 years, Raman holds the position of chairman and MD at Quatrro for past 11 years. 

His statement on NASSCOM official website highlights his future role and responsibilities and his contribution to NASSCOM’s EC Council.

Raman says, “He will help NASSCOM evolve outsourcing /offshoring models based on newer frameworks to tap into new customer segments and enhance existing service delivery capabilities. Further, he will support NASSCOM in facilitating job creation in the industry through innovative engagement of significantly talented and underutilized resource pools in the country to meet the growing demand.”

As per him, NASSCOM’s Executive Council needs to focus on the next levers of growth that can propel the industry significantly forward. Also, to help SMEs, Raman says NASSCOM should facilitate mentoring between them and large enterprises.

Another significant appointment at NASSCOM- Rishad Premji is appointed as the Vice-Chairman. He is a chief strategy officer at Wipro Limited and is on the Board of Wipro Enterprise Ltd. He is also on the Board of Wipro-GE, a joint venture between Wipro and General Electric in the healthcare domain and the board of Azim Premji foundation. In 2014, he was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. 

Also, recently, he was successful in conceptualizing Wipro Ventures worth $100M fund, in order to invest in start-ups, developing technologies and providing innovative solutions that will in growth of Wipro’s businesses through next generation solutions and products.

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