The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) will be making its 2018 debut in India,
choosing Hyderabad as its destination
Hyderabad, 20th November : As part of its Amplify Digital Series, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) today hosted a core committee meeting in the city comprising of industry leaders of Indian IT. The meeting was held as a precursor to the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) and NASSCOM India Leadership Forum, which will be making its debut in India in February 2018.
With WCIT’s Core Committee in attendance, the discussion gave an insight into the agenda and priorities of the IT congress, which will be co-hosted as a megaevent with the NASSOM India Leadership Forum (NILF). Present in the meeting were Mr. B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Founder & Executive Chairman, Cyient and Mr. C.P. Gurnani, CEO & Managing Director.
“2018 marks not only the debut of WCIT in India, but the first time we are holding an event of NILF’s global scale in Hyderabad. After hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, we are excited to encourage Hyderabad’s forward-looking policies and its position as an emerging Silicon Valley of India by bringing NILFWCIT to the city”, said Mr. C.P. Gurnani, CEO & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra.
Amplify Digital Series is being organised countrywide by NASSCOM, with select CXOs to discuss the digital revolution and how it is reshaping the world around us with its implications for government, business and society. Its pivot is to encourage a digital core in India Inc. – an enterprise-wide transformation that rethinks the core across people, processes, and technology.
NASSCOM® is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM industries in India.
NASSCOM is a global trade body with more than 2100 members, which include both Indian and multinational companies that have a presence in India. NASSCOM’s member and associate member companies are broadly in the business of software development, software services, software products, consulting services, BPO services, e-commerce & web services, engineering services and animation and gaming. NASSCOM’s membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India and employs over 3.5 million professionals.