Maulik Bhansali takes over as Chairman of GESIA IT Association
GESIA IT Association, the leading body representing the ICT industry of Gujarat, has announced the appointment of its new office bearers for 2018-2019. Maulik Bhansali, CEO of NetWeb Software has taken over as the Chairman & Director of the association while Tejinder Oberoi of Cygnet Infotech Pvt. Ltd. is the new Vice Chairman & Director.
Pranav Pandya, Co-founder and Chairman of Dev IT Ltd. is the new Secretary and Director, and Umesh Rateja of Sums CorpSolutions is the Joint Secretary & Director. Nilay Patel from Easy Pay Pvt. Ltd has been appointed the Treasurer and Director.
The handing over to the new team happened on 12th Oct, 2018 during the Vibrant Gujarat Start-ups and Technology Summit Awards. Mr. Vivek Ogra has contributed immensely and will continue to share his invaluable inputs as Immediate Past Chairman and Industry Thought Leader.
“Gujarat is leading in several core sectors like Manufacturing, Pharma, Petrochemicals, automobiles, gems and jewellery and Engineering services. Many of these industries are either already going through or will go through Digital Transformation within next couple of years. This will create huge need for innovative and cutting-edge technology solutions, products and services around these core sectors. With these opportunities available right there in our own state in addition to markets overseas, our IT, ITeS and Electronics Industries of Gujarat have unique position of advantage of creating for domestic and global markets, both. The association has decided to give thrust to member companies to develop innovative products, solutions and IP to be able to deliver to these sector needs and grow. Association also realizes the need of skilled manpower to achieve this and will work on skilling and re-skilling initiatives on future technologies. The drive to Co-create innovative solutions by ICT Industry SMEs with Start-ups will be one of the major focus areas and will be fostered to create these innovative solutions and products” said Mr. Maulik Bhansali.