nasscom has appointed Rajesh Nambiar, chairman and managing director (MD), Cognizant India as the new chairperson. Nambiar takes on the new role from his previous role as vice chairperson succeeding Anant Maheshwari, former president, Microsoft India.

Nambiar, along with Debjani Ghosh, president, nasscom, will continue to work with the nasscom executive council, industry, and the government. The goal will be to strengthen India’s position as a major global technology hub while navigating the current unstable macroeconomic environment,

Furthermore, the core priorities of the leadership will be to accelerate the adoption and widespread impact of emerging technologies, to improve India’s talent capabilities in line with evolving job roles and tech acceleration, to focus on integrated industry solutions for scale efficiencies, sustainability, and rapid innovation, and to create a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment for all.