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'Demand signal is very high with generative AI', says Anant Maheshwari

'I have been part of the Nasscom executive council (EC) since 2017'

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India

Shivani Shinde Mumbai
The National Association of Software Services Companies (Nasscom) has announced the appointment of Anant Maheshwari, president & CEO, Microsoft India, as chairperson of the industry body for 2023-24. Maheshwari’s appointment is noteworthy as he doesn’t come from a pure software services firm and represents Microsoft, which has disrupted the technology landscape with its investment in OpenAI – the developer of ChatGPT. In an interview with Shivani Shinde, he talks about his focus areas at the industry body. Edited excerpts:

What’s your view on your elevation to this role, especially because you come from a technology solutions company -- Microsoft?

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First Published: Apr 26 2023 | 9:16 PM IST

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