The Financial Express felicitated those whose exemplary performance is an inspiration to most at the ‘Express IT Awards’ held in Bengaluru today. Judged by an eminent jury of experts, the awards recognised and rewarded both, companies at the cutting edge of technology innovation and leading professionals across the IT industry.
Gathered in the city’s software hub to listen to the experts and to celebrate excellence and innovation in technology was the country’s tech fraternity to raise a toast to the winners of the second Express I.T. Awards — instituted by the Indian Express Group — who have been chosen by an eminent jury.
Subramanian Ramadorai, former vice-chairman, TCS, was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the IT industry with the Lifetime Achievement award.
This time around, the Newsmaker of the Year is Francisco D’Souza, CEO of Cognizant, who takes home the award for steering his firm in a landmark year that saw it scale newer heights with a $2.7-billion acquisition.
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The awards, across seven categories, showcase the most innovative and scalable IT solutions across the most relevant fields namely, IT Innovation, IT Biz, Mobility Solutions, Analytics Solutions, Cloud Solutions, IT Entrepreneurship and Green Technologies.
The jury comprised Som Mittal, former Nasscom president, TV Mohandas Pai, chairman, Manipal Global Education, Google India’s Anandan, and S Sadagopan, director, IIT, Bengaluru. PwC provided knowledge support for the awards.
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