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information technology | IST

Indian IT sector poised for "tremendous" opportunities that can rewrite the entire industry, says Nasscom president Ghosh

India's IT sector is full of opportunities that can rewrite the history of the entire software industry.
Those are the words of Nasscom president  Debjani Ghosh, the first female head of the country's $167 billion software services industry.
“The most exciting thing about this industry right now and the sector right now is that we have, ahead of us, opportunities that we have never seen before," Ghosh told CNBC-TV18 on Wednesday.
"Technology is today pervasive. It touches everything, it touches every single industry, it touches every single country, it is shaping not just the future and destiny of companies, it is shaping the destiny of countries, of nations,” she added.
The Intel Corp. veteran took over the reigns at the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) in April.
While speaking to CNBC-TV18, she said the need for technology services, technology solutions and IT to get integrated into our business strategy is tremendously high.
"We have never seen anything like this,” she added.
“I am a strong believer that the opportunities ahead of this industry are tremendous, it is game changing, it can rewrite the entire industry. In order for us to leverage these opportunities, we have to transform, we have to reinvent, we have to disrupt ourselves. So the industry is going to go through a process of transformation, it is going to go through a tough time in terms of transforming itself,” said Ghosh.
Watch the full interview here.
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