ISBN 9789350291801,The Coalition of Competitors: The Story of Nasscom andnthe IT Industry

The Coalition of Competitors: The Story of Nasscom andnthe IT Industry

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harper collins publisher india

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789350291801

ISBN-10 9350291800


Number of Pages 220 Pages
Language (English)


An inside ring-side account of the yin and yang, the competiton and cooperation and the rivalry and friendship that has characterized the IT industry and that has helped its stupendous growth. From under a billion dollars a decade and a half ago, today India?s exports of IT software and services have risen to US $ 60 billion.

This is the story of how Nasscom, the IT industry body, grew and the role it has played in putting India firmly in the forefront of the world IT business.
A story also of how the success of Nasscom can be replicated by any other industry in India or abroad

About the Author
Kiran Karnik was the president of Nasscom from 2001 to 2008. Earlier, he was president of Discovery Networks in India, where he spearheaded the launch of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. He made educational programming for the University Grants Commission, and worked for over twenty years at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).