The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) lobby group has named serial entrepreneur Ravi Gururaj as the new chairman of its revamped product council that was previously headed by Sharad Sharma, who recently formed a separate forum with other software product companies called the Indian Software Product Industry Round Table, or iSpirt.
Other members of the revamped council include Manav Garg, chief executive of commodity trading software company Eka Software; Girish Mathrubootham, who heads enterprise software firm Freshdesk Inc.; Sanjay Parthasarathy, founder of big data product startup Indix; Hanuman Tripathy, founder and managing director of Infrasoft Technologies Ltd; Narasimhan Mandyam, chief executive of customer relationship management software firm PK4 Software; and Rohith Bhat, founder of mobile application and gaming startup Robosoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Gururaj, who previously worked at Nasdaq-listed Citrix Systems Inc., is currently chairman of Frictionless Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which invests in early-stage startups.
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